Developers surprised by the extent of the state identified as ‘less suitable’ for wind energy in Labor’s draft guideline

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The plan for new windfarms proposed by the New South Wales government has raised “serious concerns” within the renewable energy sector, with developers warning it will make it even harder to proceed with projects in the state.

The Minns government this week released its draft wind energy guideline to provide the community, industry and regulators with the “key planning considerations” for onshore windfarms. These include visual, noise and biodiversity impacts.

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