Tag Archives: Tasmania

First wind turbines unveiled at Tasmanian wind farm

The first wind turbine at the Cattle Hill Wind Farm in Tasmania has been unveiled. The remaining 48 wind turbines are to be installed at the site throughout the rest of the year. Once complete, the wind farm will produce enough clean energy to power approximately 63,500 Tasmanian homes while also supporting the Tasmania-First Energy … Continue reading First wind turbines unveiled at Tasmanian wind farm

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Tasmanian wind farm installs new aerial surveillance technology to protect Aussie eagles

A Tasmanian wind farm will set up sophisticated aerial detection technology at its Castle Hill Wind Farm, to help protect Australia’s native wedge-tail eagle.   Developed by IdentiFlight in partnership with the operator of the clean energy facility Goldwind Australia, the site is the first location in Australia to implement the warning system. Using tower-mounted … Continue reading Tasmanian wind farm installs new aerial surveillance technology to protect Aussie eagles

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Vestas to deliver 112 MW turnkey solution for Palisade’s Granville Harbour Wind Farm

Australian-based Palisade Investment Partners Limited (Palisade) has placed a 112 MW turnkey order with Vestas for the Granville Harbour Wind Farm in Tasmania, Australia. Vestas has developed a solution with Palisade that is customised to Tasmania’s excellent wind conditions, and that will provide low-cost renewable energy that can power more than 46,000 local homes. The … Continue reading Vestas to deliver 112 MW turnkey solution for Palisade’s Granville Harbour Wind Farm

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Goldwind to build 144 MW wind farm in Tasmania

Tasmania will boost its wind power generation by almost 50% with the construction of a new $300 million turbine farm in the state’s central highlands. The 49-turbine Cattle Hill wind farm was announced earlier today, under a deal between state-owned power retailer Aurora Energy and wind farm developer Goldwind Australia. Goldwind said construction of the … Continue reading Goldwind to build 144 MW wind farm in Tasmania

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Chinese wind turbines to be tested in Australia wind farm

China will be testing wind farm technology in Australia as one of the continent’s states, Tasmania, bolsters the economic relationship it has with the Asian giant. Shenhua Group, a Chinese energy and mining company leader, will be installing and testing wind turbines in a 10- to 30-megawatt wind farm with one of Woolnorth Wind Farm … Continue reading Chinese wind turbines to be tested in Australia wind farm

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Australia plan largest wind energy project in Tasmanian

Hydro Tasmania has begun community consultation on King Island for its proposed 600MW TasWind farm, which would deliver wind energy to the National Electricity Market (NEM) via an undersea cable to Victoria. With a price tag of A$2 billion (US$2.08 billion), the project requires a minimum of 200 turbines to be economically viable, which would … Continue reading Australia plan largest wind energy project in Tasmanian

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Hydro Tasmania plans Australia’s largest wind farm for King Island

The $2 billion Hydro Tasmania proposal will have 200 turbines, be able to power 250,000 Australian households and create 500 jobs during construction. Mayor Greg Barratt said the project would help save the struggling island community. “It’s just what the island needs … it’s not a quick fix but it’s something to look forward to,” … Continue reading Hydro Tasmania plans Australia’s largest wind farm for King Island

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