CWO REZ Grid Transmission

CWO REZ Grid Transmission – as at April 2022 Good news! The revised EnergyCo study corridor avoids Hands on Rock and the vegetation along Ulan Road. Congratulations and well done to MDEG hard-working member Amanda and all involved in the survey and report writing! Our report claiming that there was […]

Get the latest info on the REZ

Get revved up to find out about the REZ Energy NSW is the government body managing Renewable Energy Zones (REZs) across the state, including the Central West-Orana REZ (that’s us!) They also have responsibility for the development of the new transmission infrastructure – ie the grid! (Transgrid have advised they […]

Be Informed and Participate

BE INFORMED RES news (Tallawang Solar and Barneys Reef Wind). Check the Project Update newsletter and register for the information session Feb 23rd  2022 The wind farms angering renewable energy fans. Could it happen here? What’s happening where in the CWO-REZ? Solar and Wind Project Tracker Check out […]

Campaign News

CAMPAIGN UPDATES               November 2021 Save The Drip (The Dripping Gorge) Mining Moolarben Coal Mine UG4 Extraction Plan DoPIE has committed to notify us when this is received by Planning (due early December). There is still uncertainty as to whether we will be able to […]

Wollar Solar Community Information

ACCESS ROAD CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN The next stage of construction for Wollar Solar farm will start in May. This involves construction of an access road from the upgraded Barigan Road to the site of the solar farm. The road will be used during construction of the solar farm and new substation. The new road will be around 1.5km long and should take two to three […]

Tallawang Solar Farm and Barneys Reef Wind Farm

EXTRACT FROM ‘RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS’ WEBSITE: “RES (Renewable Energy Systems) Australia introduces two renewable energy projects proposed in the Central West region of NSW. The Projects are located adjacent to each other, within the Mid-West Regional Council area and the Central-West Orana Renewable Energy Zone (REZ). This zone is […]

Gas-led recovery leaves farmers high and dry: new report

Australian farmers, and the communities where they live, face negative environmental, economic and social consequences if the Federal Government’s plans for a ‘gas-led recovery’ go ahead, new analysis commissioned by Farmers for Climate Action has found. The briefing paper, written by the Australian Farm Institute, found that while gas expansion could worsen climate […]