History

9/04/2011 Launch and Open Day

21/3/2011 Switchroom energised and commissioning begun.

18/02 - 4/03/2011 Turbines assembled.

16-18/02/2011 Components delivered to site.

10/02/2011 Ship carrying components arrives.

14/12/2010 Last foundation poured.

6/12/2010 Pour of foundation of turbine 1.

3/12/2010 Formwork installed on T1.

25/11 - 2/12/2010 Steel reinforcing work.

24/11/2010 Reinforcing for two foundations turn up.

20 - 23/11/2010 Blinding for turbine foundations are poured.

15 - 16/11/2010 Excavation of turbine foundations.

29/9/2010 Roading constuction begins.

28/9/2010 Update on progress given to Shire Council.

23/9/2010 Mt Barker Power Co and Synergy sign off on a long term Power Purchase Agreement for the electricity and Renewable Energy Certificates generated by the windfarm

23/8/2010 Mt Barker Power Co holds it's inaugural AGM in the Plantagenet Shire committee office.

6/7/2010 Now 5 years of wind data.

Much of the first quarter of 2010 was spent raising equity, while the second quarter saw Advanced Energy Resources come on board as the major investor and now the project has full financial support. Inspite of the banks, debt has been secured by way of the leading three investors.

11/3/2010 WP visits site

Jarrah pegs locate poles for the connection point.

In July, financial closure was obtained and the turbines ordered.

10/2/2010 Public meeting, shire offices; Paul Llewellyn presented the project to an audience of 35+, detailing where the project is up to and what needs to happen next. Andrew and Susanna from SkyFarming were there to take questions. Tony Smith also expressed his support for the project.

2009

2008

2007

2006, 2005

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