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Albany wind farm due to open

Western Power Corporation's 21.6 MW Albany wind farm on the south coast of Western Australia is complete and will be officially opened on October 26. Commissioning of the 12 turbine, A$45 million development was completed on schedule on August 24 and it is well on its way to generating enough electricity to supply 15,000 Australian homes and reduce green house gas emissions by 77,000 tons a year. Most of the wind plant's output will be used to meet Western Power's Mandatory Renewable Energy Target obligations, with only a portion being sold to its customers as Natural Power, the company's green power product. Enercon Power Corp has the O&M contract to maintain the Enercon E66 1.8 MW turbines. Western Power is investigating further wind projects for Geraldton, 400 kilometres north of Perth, and at Esperence 500 kilometres east of Albany.

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