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A set of wind turbine parts destined for New Zealand’s largest wind farm have arrived in Hawke’s Bay

The parts arrived at Napier Port this week and will be stored in Hastings and Palmerston North before being delivered from storage yards progressively to the Turitea wind farm in the Tararua Ranges. The wind farm is being built for Mercury by the supplier, Vestas. Following the most recent shipment, almost all the turbine components … Continue reading A set of wind turbine parts destined for New Zealand’s largest wind farm have arrived in Hawke’s Bay

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Wind energy in New Zealand, Vestas’ wind turbines for largest wind farm

Vestas has signed a 103 MW engineering, procurement and construction contract with New Zealand-based electricity generator and retailer Mercury. The deal will extend Mercury’s Turitea Wind Farm from 119 MW to 222 MW, improving the cost of wind energy and making Mercury’s first wind power project the largest wind farm in New Zealand. Situated near … Continue reading Wind energy in New Zealand, Vestas’ wind turbines for largest wind farm

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Vestas wins wind energy contract from New Zealand’s Mercury

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Mercury, a New Zealand-based electricity generator and retailer. Vestas will be responsible for adding 103 MW capacity to Mercury’s Turitea windfarm near Palmerston North, increasing its energy generation capacity from 119MW to 222MW. Mercury chief executive Fraser Whineray said: “We … Continue reading Vestas wins wind energy contract from New Zealand’s Mercury

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