Plans have been lodged for a 110-turbine wind farm 5km south of Ballan.
WestWind Energy has submitted a planning application to build the proposed Moorabool Wind Project on approximately 5600ha of farmland.
The facility would be split into two sections:
* The Bungeeltap section (51 turbines), which would include land in Ballan, Mt Egerton, and Fiskville; and
* The Ballark section (59 turbines), which would include land in Mt Wallace and Morrisons.
The $600 million project would also involve the installation of aviation safety lighting, substations, access tracks, underground cabling, and two business identification signs plus the removal of native vegetation.
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