Suzlon unveils wind farm Down Under
Wind energy major Suzlon Energy has officially opened Infigen Energy’s Capital wind farm, the largest wind farm in Australia at Bungendore in New South Wales.The 67-turbine wind farm, located near Australia’s capital Canberra, was delivered by Suzlon through a turnkey contract that covered engineering, procurement and construction. The farm will produce 141 Megawatt (Mw) of energy, according to a press release.
Infigen Energy, formerly known as Babcock and Brown Wind Partners Group, is an Australia-based company with wind energy assets in Australia, United States, Germany and France. “The Capital wind farm is an important milestone towards Australia’s commitment to making the transition to a low carbon economy and I welcome the Australian government’s ongoing support for renewable energy,” Suzlon Energy Chairman Tulsi Tanti said.
The wind farm was inaugurated by Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.