The es­sen­tials

The Australian Energy Review - - MT EMERALD WIND FARM -

• $380 mil­lion cap­i­tal cost.

• 180 Mw gen­er­a­tion.

• Elec­tric­ity to power 75,000 homes each year.

• 53 tur­bines fea­tur­ing a three-blade ro­tor con­trolled by a mi­cro­pro­ces­sor pitch con­trol sys­tem.

• The 57m long blades are made of car­bon and fi­bre-glass and con­sist of two air­foil shells bonded to a sup­port­ing beam.

• Sched­uled to be­gin in sep­tem­ber 2018

• More than 300 con­struc­tion jobs, 12 per­ma­nent po­si­tions

• Es­ti­mated 20-year project life

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.