Story: Energy supply and use

Wind power

Wind power

Wind is a fast growing source of power in New Zealand. These turbines, scattered over the top of the Ruahine and Tararua ranges, were part of the Te Āpiti and Tararua wind farms, two of the nine wind farms operative in 2009. A further 23 wind farms were being developed.

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Megan Cook, 'Energy supply and use - Renewable energy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/24004/wind-power (accessed 20 October 2021)

Story by Megan Cook, published 11 Mar 2010