Located deep in the pine forest to the south of Woodend, the Park will combine wind turbines, solar panels and batteries and is poised to generate enough clean electricity to match the local consumption of the entire Macedon Ranges.
MRSG is negotiating a partnership with a leading Australian renewable energy company to develop the Park (details to be announced soon). We will:
- represent community interests and manage community investment
- lead stakeholder engagement
- secure a lease agreement for the land
- help obtain consents, approvals and permits
As a co-developer and equity partner, MRSG aims to generate revenue to invest in more clean community generation projects (see Renewable Energy Fund below).
Additionally, local residents and businesses will be invited to buy a share of the Park.Take our survey about community investment in renewable energy projects
How can you help?
Become an MRSG member
Joining Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group (and REAG) is inexpensive but makes a huge difference. Having more members bolsters our numbers when campaigning the government to make decisions that favour the use of renewable energy.Join for as little as $25/year.
Interested in investment?
Giving the community a chance to own part of the Energy park is important to us. Help us understand your expectations if you were to invest.Take our survey about community investment in renewable energy projects
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