A drop-in information session hosted by Squadron Energy in Robinvale was warmly received by local attendees which sought community feedback on a proposed renewable energy park to be located within Balranald Shire, 12km north of Euston, NSW.
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The session which was held on Thursday 30 November, provided an opportunity for the community to learn more about the project, ask questions about the development process and proposed timeline.
Squadron Energy team members were on hand to have a chat and address any questions raised by the local community.
“The open day was a fantastic opportunity to hear directly from local residents and stakeholders and provide additional background on the project,” Koorakee Energy Park Project Manager David Stanke said.
“Early consultation with the community is absolutely critical in all of our projects and our approach to engagement with local communities is both genuine and long-lasting.
“The feedback from the session was very positive and Squadron Energy is committed to creating a lasting economic legacy for the regions in which we develop renewable energy assets.”
The proposed Koorakee Energy Park consists of a wind farm with up to 167 wind turbines, a solar farm and battery energy storage. The project has the potential to have a total generating capacity of up to 2GW, the equivalent of powering more than 1.1 million average NSW homes.
Squadron Energy has engaged an environmental consulting firm to carry out preliminary studies to identify environmental constraints and opportunities for Koorakee Energy Park.
The studies, as well as feedback from the local community, will contribute to a Scoping Report, to lodge with the NSW Department of Planning and Environment in early 2024.
Squadron Energy will continue to engage with the local community and further information can be found on the Koorakee Energy Park project page.
Community members can reach out to the team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1800 208 944.
To have your say please fill out this online community survey.
The Koorakee Energy Park sponsorship program is now open for applications. Sponsorship program guidelines and application forms are available online.