Southland Wind Project is a 300MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Southland, 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. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Contact Energy. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 150,000 households.

The wind power project consists of 50 turbines.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

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About Contact Energy

Contact Energy Ltd (Contact Energy) is an energy company that generates electricity, and natural gas and sells them to customers. It owns and operates power stations and produces electricity from various sources of energy, hydro and geothermal sources, including renewable. The company generates more than 80% of the power using renewable sources. Contact Energy supplies electricity and gas to residential, commercial and industrial customers throughout New Zealand. Contact Energy also trades a range of financial products. The company also offers other energy related products and related services to customers such as provision of smart meter services, among others. Contact Energy Ltd. is headquartered in Wellington, 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.