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Australia’s Forest Wind set to be its largest onshore farm

Forest Wind Holdings could look to start construction on its 1,200 MW in Australia by the end of the year, after approval was granted by the Queensland-state government. If active today, the 226-turbine project would be the world’s fourth largest onshore wind farm in history, surpassed only by China’s 7,965 MW Gansu wind farm, the USA’s 1,547 MW Alta Wind Energy Center, and India’s 1,500 MW Muppandal Wind Farm. The project has been supported by the state government under Annastacia Palaszczuk and received final development approval from the state this week. Construction on the $1.31 billion project will bring 400 construction jobs followed by 50 jobs for long-term operation. Forest Wind Holdings is a joint venture between CleanSight and Siemens…

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