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Wind energy = Jobs & Investment in Southwest Victoria

Yesterday, Yes 2 Renewables joined a powerful alliance of groups to send Premier Denis Napthine a message on wind energy. Groups representing wind workers and community members hand delivered a joint statement to the Premier’s electorate office in Warrnambool. The joint statement called…

NewEn to appeal decision not to extend planning permit

25 November 2011 NewEn Press Release You may be aware that our application for a four-month extension to our planning permit for the Salt Creek Wind Farm (near Woorndoo) was rejected in a 4/3 vote by the Councillors of the Moyne Shire Council at Tuesday’s meeting. Obviously we are very disappointed by the decision – which would have enabled us to start construction of the wind farm by March 2012 – and have decided to appeal.  The development of the project has taken a long time so far, however we are concluding the final requirements right now and feel it unjust, should…

‘Vital vote on Woorndoo wind farm’

The following comes from the Warrnambool Standard, Journalist is Matt Neal, 21 Nov, 2011. Planning minister Matthew Guy has recently approved an extension of permits for two other projects in the Moyne Shire. It will be interesting to see how he responds to this one. Vital vote on Woorndoo wind farm A PROPOSED wind farm at Woorndoo is under threat with Moyne Shire councillors to vote tomorrow on whether to grant the developers an extension on their construction starting date. Work on the Salt Creek Wind Energy Facility (WEF) was supposed to have started by November 4 according to the initial permit.…