February 21, 2007

Windfarm Planning Application
Pro Ventum International GmbH has lodged  the planning application to establish a 232 MW  wind energy facility at Mount Gellibrand in April 2005 . Advertising of the application is expected in May 2005. Due to the size of the project (232 MW) means the Minister for Planning will decide this application. The Minister has previously determined that an Environmental Effects statement is not required.
The application follows more than 3 years of investigations by the applicant into suitable windfarm sites in Victoria and has included 18 months of detailed investigations of the subject site by a comprehensive study team.