Fast Facts

DescriptionFact
Project Size222 megawatts
Number of turbines111 turbines
Turbine typeVestas V90 2.0MW turbines
Commence OperationsOctober 2011
Annual Average Energy Production630GWh to 750GWh producing enough electricity
to power up to 150,000 homes
Tonnes of CO2 emissions savedUp to 555,000 per annum, equivalent to taking up
to 150,000 cars off the road every year
Expected operating life30 years
ContractorVestas Australian Wind Technology Pty Ltd
Size of farmThe site is located on 18,000 hectares of land located 25km south east of Merredin in Western Australia
Cost of ProjectThe wind farm is a $750 million project
Turbine MeasurementsTower height: 80m
Blade length: 44m
Blade height to tip: 125m
Blade weight: 6,700kg
Nacelle weight: 70 metric tonnes