Windfarms - 738 and counting
The possible cumulative effect of the number of wind turbines on the area is not lost on Kialla farmer and Friends of Crookwell member Humphrey Price-Jones. Mr Price-Jones fears there could be as many as a thousand turbines on local ridges and hills if all of the proposed new developments go through.
November 30, 2010
by David Cole
in Goulburn Post
If all of the locally proposed wind farms go ahead there could soon be over 730 turbines on the skyline within a 100km radius of Goulburn. Sounds incredible? Alarmist? Untrue?
Well - count them up for yourself (see table).
"Well over half of the NSW wind farms that appear likely to be built in the near future (as of February 2010) are within a 90km radius of Goulburn," the Wind in the Bush website says.
"This situation, where such a large proportion of a state's wind farms have been proposed in a single area, is unique in Australia."
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