Sarens brings the wind to Hornsdale

September 13 - Sarens' Australian division has installed 67 wind turbines at the Hornsdale wind farm, in south Australia.

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Wednesday 13 September 2017

After completing the installation of 32 wind turbines at the second phase of the Hornsdale wind farm, Sarens installed a further 35 turbines for the third phase of the project on behalf of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.

Sarens utilised a 750-tonne capacity Liebherr LG1750, a 500-tonne Liebherr LTM1500, and five support cranes with a lifting capacity ranging from 25 tons (tonnes) to 130 tons (tonnes) to perform the lifting works on site.

According to Sarens' project manager, Tim Devoldere, a maximum of five turbines, which had a hub height of 92 m, were installed per week, with the heaviest component being the 78-tonne nacelle.

The Hornsdale wind farm, located north of Jamestown, will have a total of 99 wind turbines upon completion.

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