another wind proposal for Central Victoria

The Cherry Tree Wind Farm is in early stages of development, with a forecast installed capacity of 16 turbines (50 MW). It is in the Trawool/Whiteheads Creek area, just south east of Seymour, about 85 km north of Melbourne. A number of information sessions were held by the proponent (Infigen Energy) in December 2011. An…

‘meet the WIMBYs’

Although this story comes from the UK, it seemed relevant given the on-going debate we are having here in Victoria about wind farms. I am a WIMBY. The fight for renewable energy begins here! Whilst polls reveal overwhelming support for wind energy – 74% are in favour of increasing it – a staggering 75% of…