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Wind to displace diesel for Stewart Island power

Gavin Evans
Fri, 22 Nov 2019

Stewart Island is to receive up to $3.16 million to establish two wind turbines on the island to lower power costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Provincial Growth Fund has agreed the in-principle grant to allow Southland District Council to develop a project, including further wind monitoring and analysis, site selection and consenting. Subject to that being achieved, the funding would also allow for the construction of two smaller-scale wind turbines – probably of 95 kilowatts each. Stewart Island has about 400 permanent resid...

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