Work on the Mt Stuart wind farm near Milton is continuing with a foundation being prepared as a ring is placed into position. The foundation ring will be embedded in the concrete form the base for the tower to be bolted on. Photo supplied.
Work on the Mt Stuart wind farm between Milton and Waitahuna
is progressing well as foundations are being prepared and
base rings placed in position. The rings will be embedded in
the concrete to form the base upon which each tower will be
Pioneer Generation chief executive Fraser Jonker said
everything was "on track as planned" and towers would begin
to be put in place at the beginning of next month.
Work began on the nine-turbine wind farm in April, expected
to commissioned in December.
Last month, pupils from nearby Waitahuna Primary School had
been up to see the station being built as part of their wind
generation studies and will return to the site later in the
year when the turbines are operating.