Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Massive wind farm approved in central Queensland

A billion-dollar wind farm planned for central Queensland is set to be the biggest in the state and one of the largest in Australia.
An artist's impression of the project, which
 is expected to begin next year.
The 195-turbine Lacour Energy project at Clarke Creek, north-west of Rockhampton, has been granted State Government approval, with construction expected to begin next year.
Company director Mark Rayner said the turbines would be positioned across eight cattle grazing properties, stretching 50 kilometres along the Broadsound Range and covering 76,000 hectares
"We have the full support of the landowners on which the project will be built on," he said.
Read the ABC News story by Megan Hendry and Jacquie Mackay - “Massive wind farm approved in central Queensland.”

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