Kaihiku Wind Farm is a 306.6MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Otago, New Zealand. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2027. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Manawa Energy and Pioneer Energy. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

The project is expected to generate 1,050,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 135,000 households.

The wind power project consists of 73 turbines, each with 4.2MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2027.

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About Manawa Energy

Manawa Energy Ltd (Manawa Energy), formerly Trustpower Ltd, is a generator and retailer of electricity and supplier of gas and telecommunication services. It is a subsidiary of Infratil Ltd. The company produces electricity from wind, hydro, geothermal, and diesel sources. It owns and operates various power projects across New Zealand and Australia. Manawa Energy also leases electricity meters to its retail operations and other parties. The company has pipeline of potential wind farms across Western Australia, South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria; and the North and South Islands of New Zealand. It serves individual and commercial customers across Australia and New Zealand. Manawa Energy is headquartered in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.

About Pioneer Energy

Pioneer Energy Ltd (PEL) a subsidiary of Central Lakes Trust, is a provider of renewable energy solutions. It owns, operates and develops small hydro power stations, wind generation and landfill gas sites. It offers services such as project management; engineering, procurement and construction; market information; contracting, energy management, asset advisory and management solutions. PEL project portfolio include Aniwhenua Hydro Station, Pita Te Hori Energy Facility, Mt Stuart Wind Farm and others. It serves hospitals, airports, banks, residential, commercial and industrial institutions. The company has additional offices in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch, New Zealand. PEL is headquartered in Alexandra, Otago, New Zealand.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.