Fact Description
Project Size 206 megawatts
Number of turbines 111 turbines
Turbine type Vestas V90 2.0MW turbines (de-rated to 1.856 MW)
Practical Completion 12 March 2012
Annual Average Energy Production 650GWh to 850GWh producing enough electricity to power up to 170,000 homes
Tonnes of CO2 emissions saved Up to 660,000 per annum – equivalent to taking up to 160,000 cars off the road every year
Expected operating life 25 years
Contractor Vestas Australian Wind Technology Pty Ltd
Size of farm The site is located on 18,000 hectares of land approximately 25km south east of Merredin
Cost of Project The wind farm is a $750 million project
Turbine Measurements Blade height to tip: 125m
Blade diameter: 45m
Blade weight: 6.3 tonne
Nacelle weight: 93 tonne