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Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Wind farm proposal dropped

From the Age today:

Wind farm proposal dropped

"Energy giant AGL has formally dumped a controversial $140 million wind farm in South Gippsland.The company originally put the 48-turbine Dollar wind farm on hold last October and yesterday confirmed it was pulling out altogether. AGL said the project was less financially attractive than others under consideration.
The project would have contributed 79 megawatts to the State Government's target of ten per cent renewable energy by 2016.
The decision was purely a business one, AGL said."

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Will decisions ever be made for environmental or social reasons instead?

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