New Victorian windfarm could provide 10% of state's energy

New Victorian windfarm could provide 10% of state's energy
 

The managing director of a company that plans to construct Victoria’s largest windfarm says the project will supply enough power to replace up to a third of the generation of the decommissioned Hazelwood power station at less than $50/MWh.
The Victorian government has granted a planning permit for WestWind Energy’s $1.5bn Golden Plains windfarm, which will become one of the largest windfarms in the southern hemisphere.
The project is now awaiting federal approval to proceed.
The windfarm would span 17,000 hectares on land 60km north-west of Geelong and generate more than 3000 gigawatt hours... read more

 
12 January 2019 in World News, Views: 47
Source: Guardian
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