Macarthur is a 420MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Victoria, Australia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in January 2013. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by AGL Energy and Meridian Energy. AMP Capital Investors, Palisade Investment Partners and First Sentier Investors (Australia) IM are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50%, 25.1% and 24.9% respectively.
The project generates 1,240GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 181,000 households, offsetting 1,500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.
The project has 85m high towers.
The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in January 2013.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to AGL Energy under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years from 2013. The contracted capacity is 420MW.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 140 units of V112-3.0 turbines, each with 3MW nameplate capacity.
AGL Energy and Vestas Wind Systems were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.
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About AGL Energy
AGL Energy Ltd (AGL) is an integrated energy company which owns, operates, and develops energy assets and provides natural gas, electricity, solar photovoltaic solutions, and related products and services. The company’s power generation portfolio includes coal, gas, hydro, wind, solar, landfill and biomass based power generation facilities. It also invests in and operates natural gas exploration, development and production tenements and operates natural gas storage facilities. The company serves wholesale markets, consumer markets, and business customers in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, and Queensland in Australia. AGL is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.
About Meridian Energy
Meridian Energy Ltd (Meridian Energy) is a state-owned energy utility that generates, trades and retails electricity. It utilizes renewable energy sources such as wind and water for generation of electricity. It also procures electricity from the wholesale electricity market. The company supplies electricity to homes, businesses and farms in New Zealand. Meridian Energy operates hydropower plants on the Waitaki River and Manapouri Lake in New Zealand and operates wind power plants in New Zealand. The company has presence in New Zealand and the UK. Meridian Energy is headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand.