Christchurch Airport announces 400ha green energy park

An Infrastructure News article.

Kōwhai Park will be a new platform for generating renewable energy at scale to enable businesses to transition away from fossil fuels.

The Park will scale up over the next 30 years and Phase One will deliver a 220-hectare solar array capable of generating 150 megawatts of electricity (enough to power 30,000 homes, or around 20% of Christchurch’s current residential electricity use) on the airport campus. This will support future development of green fuel production for land and air transport, green data centres and green vertical farming.

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