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Meridian Energy Receives EW Award for Te Uku Wind Farm Project

Meridian Energy, a state owned electricity producer in New Zealand, has been entrusted to construct the Te Uku wind farm project. The wind farm project with 28 wind turbines includes positioning of 26 km road contained by the 55 square kilometer area of the privately owned farm land located near Raglan.

Wind Farm site

The project positioned approximately 30 km west of Hamilton city and south-east inland of Raglan, symbolizes the partnership between the two companies with adequate expertise in green energy business and their commitment to improving the living conditions of the inhabitants of Waikato by providing electric power generated through wind power. The wind farm is expected to produce 64.4 MW wind energy to support the annual power requirements of approximately 30,000 homes located in close proximity and offset 145,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions generated due to the generation of electricity by employing fossil fuel.

The wind farm site developed by Meridian has received an award from EW for promoting an environmentally susceptible earth work project with high level erosion and sediment control.

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