27 Sep '16, 4pm

OST assesses 200 MW of Australian wind

OST assesses 200 MW of Australian wind

The 7,500 hectare Hornsdale wind power project is currently under development by international renewable energy developer Neoen and is situated to the north of Jamestown in South Australia. Development of the site is progressing in stages with a number of turbines already installed at the 100 MW Hornsdale 1 wind farm and the commencement of construction at the 100 MW Hornsdale 2 wind farm. Upon completion, the overall capacity of the project is set to be 309 MW. Despite recent political hurdles in Australia, the country’s wind power industry has expanded rapidly during the last decade, with 76 wind farms boasting a combined capacity of over 4,000 MW in 2015. Last year, these sites were responsible for 33.7 percent of the country’s clean energy production, and 4.9% of its total electricity. South Australia, with its hilly terrain, is an area of particularly strong wind reso...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/article/ost-assess...

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