Capital Wind Farm

The Capital Wind Farm project comprises the construction of a wind turbines delivering a total of 140 MW of power and comprises the construction transmission lines, substation and a network of roads linking the turbines throughout a farming community. The role of QPS in this project is to deliver an economical solution for the turbine footings by the way of anchoring foundations rather than using the traditional large gravity footings.

Project Features

67 turbine footings

Reduced footing footprint from 18m dia to 8m dia

270 tonne SWL Permanent Anchors

8 No Anchors per footing

Drilled using Rotary DTHH

Each anchor installed to 20m deep in a 215 dia drill hole

Anchors comprise 18 x 15.2 high tensile strands installed and grouted with additional HDPE sheathing for long term corrosion protection.


Built Environs




Bungendore, NSW

Contract Period:

April 2009 – February 2010