RES and partners opened the 240 MW Ararat wind farm in Australia

RES and development partners have officially opened the 240MW Ararat wind farm in the Australian state of Victoria.

The $450m project comprises 75 GE 3.2-103 machines and has an agreement to provide the Australian Capital Territory with 40% of electricity produced from the site.

It was constructed by GE and Downer, while RES, GE, Partners Group and OPTrust financed the wind farm.