This tool is intended for a generalized evaluation of potential wind farm sites at a regional scale, and is currently only developed for the Wanganui region. This tool allows the user to choose their own sets of criteria from a total of 3645 sets of criteria. Users can therefore explore the trade-off that different criterion have on the number and extent of sites suitable for wind farms.
To use this tool simply select the criteria from the pull down menus below and click “GO”. A selection for each criterion must be made. If a criterion is not reqired then select “Not Considered”.
For more details on criteria read the descriptions below.