The Making Of Kiata Wind Farm

Last Modified: Wed Jan 24 2018 14:28:41 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 30 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Kiata wind farm located 50 km north west of Horsham, Victoria, near the town of Nhill in the Hindmarsh Shire.
  • 21 Mar 2017
    Start of construction.
  • Apr 2017
    Portland, Victoria firm Keppel Prince Engineering starts manufacturing turbine towers for Kiata’s wind farm project.
  • 06 May 2017
    Horsham based MMTech completes installation of communication systems for data and mobile.
  • 23 Jul 2017
    First blades start to arrive at the farm.
  • 26 Jul 2017
    Foundations for the turbine towers being put in place. Photo credits: Gav Reddie (Needa Screeda)
  • 01 Aug 2017
    First tower section up at the farm!
  • 08 Aug 2017
    1st of 9 turbines now in place!
  • 16 Aug 2017
    Windlab chief executive Roger Price informed the Wimmera Mail-Times that two of the nine turbines are now complete with a third and fourth on the way.
  • 06 Nov 2017
    Construction of the farm completed, its connected to the grid and generating power.
  • 24 Jan 2018
    Official opening of the farm by Victorian Minister for Energy and Climate Change Lily D'Ambrosio.