Image courtesy AGL Energy/Meridian Energy Located 230 kilometers west of Melbourne, the farm will be powered by 140 3-MW turbines. Located 230-km west of Melbourne, the farm will be powered by 140 turbines Due for completion in 2013, the $1-billion wind farm will produce enough energy to power more than 220,000 homes, according to the developer. Developers of Australia’s Macarthur Wind Farm recently completed financing for the 420-MW project, which it says will be the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest wind farm. Construction already has started at the site in Southwest Victoria. Houston-based KBR Inc. is acting as the owner’s project manager.Due
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