Acciona connects Australian wind park to the grid

<b>Waubra wind park has a total capacity of 192 MW. <b><br><i>Photo: Acciona </i><br>
Waubra wind park has a total capacity of 192 MW.
Photo: Acciona

According to Acciona, investment costs amount to Australian dollar 450 million (about € 270 million). The wind park consists of 128 turbines with a capacity of 1.5 MW each. It is thus the biggest wind park installed by the company to date in the world and will be capable of covering the electricity consumption of 140,000 homes.

The grid connection of the entire wind park completes the construction and start-up process for the facility, which was installed last June. In this process, more than 200 direct jobs have been created, complemented by another 26 permanent jobs related to the operation and maintenance of the wind park.

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