Built in 1998, the Crookwell Windfarm was the first grid connected windfarm in Australia. The farm contains 8 turbines capable of generating almost 5 megawatts of power which would be enough to meet the average demand of 3,500 homes.
> 600 kW capacity
> 45 metre hub height from the ground
> 44 metre blade diameter
> 15km/h start up and 72km/h shut down wind speeds
The Crookwell Windfarm is owned by Eraring Energy who maintain a visitor information bay with signage explaining the operation and capabilities of the farm.
The Windfarm is located approximately 10km south of Crookwell on the road between Goulburn and Crookwell. For more information please click here.