Pacific Hydro keen to hear from the community

5 September 2011

Leading Australian renewable energy company, Pacific Hydro are holding a further community information session to discuss with local residents the proposed Keyneton Wind Farm.

Local residents are invited to come along to the Eden Valley Institute Hall, Murray Street on Tuesday 13 September from 3pm-8pm

Pacific Hydro General Manager Australia, Lane Crockett will attend the session with development, environmental management and community engagement staff on hand to answer local community questions and provide information about the proposal.

The proposed wind farm will be located along the Mt Lofty Ranges approximately three kilometres to the east of Keyneton and eight kilometres east of Eden Valley.

“We want to engage with the local community and to discuss issues that are important to people in the area,” said Pacific Hydro’s General Manager Australia, Mr Lane Crockett.

“We understand that we cannot work in isolation from our communities and the community information session is an opportunity to find out what matters for those living and working in the area,” said Mr Crockett.

This community information session will provide an opportunity for local residents and business to learn more about the wind farm proposal and to provide feedback on the local landscape, sites of local interest and significance, as well as ensuring that the proposed traffic routes are suitable and in line with local traffic conditions.

The information meeting has been designed as a ‘drop in’ when it suits you session, allowing for people to attend for a short time or for a few hours depending on their interest and need for information.

“We will be present in Eden Valley from 3pm to 8pm and look forward to seeing as many local community members, business and community groups as can attend,” finished Mr Crockett.