Vestas lands order for largest Australian wind power project

<b>140 V112-3.0MW turbines will provide 420 MW wind power at the Australian Macarthur site.</b><br><br><i>Photo: Vestas</i><br>
140 V112-3.0MW turbines will provide 420 MW wind power at the Australian Macarthur site.

Photo: Vestas

The Macarthur site is located in the Western District of Victoria, Australia, between the towns of Macarthur, Hawksdale and Penshurst. The farm will be installed jointly by Vestas and Leighton Contractors. The contract comprises a full engineering, procurement and construction contract (EPC), a ten-year service agreement and a Vestas Online Business SCADA solution.

The Macarthur project is being jointly developed by AGL Energy Limited and Meridian. AGL is a publicly listed electricity generator and retailer in Australia, whereas Meridian is the largest state owned renewable energy generator and retailer in New Zealand and renewable energy developer in Australia.

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