Turitea Wind Farm is a 221.4MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2019 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.
The project is being developed and currently owned by Mercury NZ. The company has a stake of 100%.
The project is expected to generate 840,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 120,000 households. The project is expected to offset 818,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $465m.
The Turitea Wind Farm (Turitea Wind Farm-I), will have 69m high towers.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2019. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.
Vestas Wind Systems is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.
Turitea Wind Farm (Turitea Wind Farm-I) will be equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V112-3.45 MW turbines. The phase consists of 33 turbines with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.
Turitea Wind Farm (Turitea Wind Farm-II) will be equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V112-3.45 MW turbines. The phase consists of 27 turbines with 3.8MW nameplate capacity.
Vestas Wind Systems is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the Turitea Wind Farm (Turitea Wind Farm-I) for a period of 25 years.
Vestas Wind Systems is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the Turitea Wind Farm (Turitea Wind Farm-II) for a period of 25 years.
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About Mercury NZ
Mercury NZ Ltd (Mercury), formerly Mighty River Power Ltd, is an integrated power company which generates, retails, and trades electricity. It produces power from hydro, wind, and geothermal sources. The company operates various power projects in South and North Islands. Mercury retails energy to homes, businesses and industrial customers across the country under GLOBUG and Bosco brands. It also provides advanced metering infrastructure and data services. In consonance with its shift to renewable sources, the company converted the majority of its vehicle fleet to electric or plug-in hybrid. The company has operational presence in Chile, Germany, Peru, the UK, and Ireland. Mercury is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.