Low Head Wind Farm

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Project

Project

Low Head Wind Farm Pty Ltd is proposing a wind farm development east of Low Head, Tasmania which consists of 10 wind turbine generators. Driven partly by the Federal government’s…

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Location

Location

The Low Head Wind Farm will be located north of Old Aerodrome Road in Low Head, Tasmania. Turbines have be located by the company, land owners and development buffers around residences,…

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Environment

Environment

Low Head Wind Farm Pty Ltd’s philosophy on environmental impact is based on avoidance. Following a thorough onsite survey of all environmental and heritage values, the company commits to avoiding…

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Social

Social

The two most common concerns about wind farms are their visual and noise impacts on the local community’s quality of life. Wind turbines used for the Low Head Wind Farm…

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Senate passes new Renewable Energy Target of 33,000GWh

It’s been a long process and resulted in over $1 billion in lost investment, but the stalemate on a renewed Renewable Energy Target (RET) is over.  Bipartisan support behind a 33,000GWh target was demonstrated today when the Senate passed an amendment to legislation.

What does this mean?  Renewable energy developers, such as those backing the Low Head Wind Farm proposal, can now invest with slightly more confidence that the revenue from generating Large-scale Generation Certificates (LGCs) will remain until 2030.  Without this component of revenue, wind farms would struggle to be competitive and could effectively cease being part of Australia’s energy mix.

Specific to Low Head Wind Farm, a number of parties have shown interest in developing this project over the past 2 years, and with the RET now confirmed, are now actively engaging with Low Head Wind Farm Pty Ltd to accelerate its completion.  More on this to come…

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