Te Apiti is a 90.75MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand. 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. The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2004. Buy the profile here.
The project is developed and owned by Meridian Energy.
The project generates 305,110MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 30,000 households.
The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2004.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Transpower New Zealand under a power purchase agreement.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 55 units of V82-1.65 MW turbines, each with 1.65MW nameplate capacity.
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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.