Meridian Energy Westwind Wind Farm at Makara West of Wellington
All loads were offloaded from Shipside and transported to the Port of Picton, then loaded onto barges for shipping to Oteranga Bay on the South Coast, below the project site. They were then reloaded by special gantry lift onto trailers, for delivery to pad locations. Gradients of 21% on site.
The Project also involved 2 x 94 tonne transformers moved by road from Port of Wellington, through Wellington City to the site via Makara.
62 x Siemens units
62 Nacelles weighing 86 tonne each – all Nacelles were offloaded at site with Tranzcarr 100 tonne jacking plant.
124 Tower sections up to 72 tonne each
186 Blade sections at 40m long
62 Hubs at 28 tonne
62 Power units at 8 tonne each
62 FCL containers