New so­lar farm

Dalby Herald - - NEWS -

THE com­pany be­hind a 500MW so­lar farm on the Western Downs has ap­plied for fed­eral en­vi­ron­men­tal ap­provals. The 500 megawatt project by Neoen Aus­tralia called the Western Downs Green Power Hub, is ex­pected to gen­er­ate up to 400 jobs dur­ing con­struc­tion, and five to 10 full-time staff for day-to-day oper­a­tion. Sub­mis­sions on the project’s re­fer­ral through the En­vi­ron­ment Pro­tec­tion and Bio­di­ver­sity Con­ser­va­tion Act can be made un­til Oc­to­ber 11. For more in­for­ma­tion or to sub­mit com­ment visit epbc no­tices.en­vi­ron­ment.gov.au/in­vi­ta­tions.

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