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Murra Warra Wind Farm second stage ready to go

 Current News
 Tuesday 4th August 2020
 Wangara Consulting

Murra Warra Wind Farm second stage ready to go
Construction is set to commence later this year on the second stage of the Murra Warra Wind Farm.

It was announced earlier this week that the development phase of the second stage of the Murra Warra Wind Farm, and the sale of its interests to global private markets investment manager Partners Group (acting on behalf of its clients) had been completed.

This project will comprise 38 wind turbines each with an outp0ut of 5.5 megawatts giving a combined total of 209 megawatts capacity and is anticipated to be completed by March 2022.

The wind farm is expected to provide over 400 full-time equivalent jobs during the two-year construction period, and ongoing employment opportunities during its operational lifetime. The direct economic benefits provided by the first stage of Murra Warra Wind Farm during construction was $4.4 million to the local and regional economy through spending on accommodation, retail items and services and this local stimulus is anticipated to be replicated by the Murra Warra II construction.

A locally managed community fund for both projects will inject an additional $4m of investment into local projects over the lifetime of the wind farms.

General Electric will provide the 5.5 MW turbines, with a combined output of 209MW and will avoid emissions of an estimated 468 kilotonnes of carbon dioxide each year, generating enough clean energy to power the equivalent of 150,000 Victorian homes.

The new turbines will be constructed to the north east of the current site which currently consists of 61 turbines constructed between May 2018 and late last year.

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