$500m wind farm plan for Latrobe Valley

Fifty-three wind turbines each 250m in height could be built on the outskirts of the Latrobe Valley under a new plan to provide power for up to 200,000 homes.

The Latrobe Valley Express is reporting the company behind the proposal, OSMI Australia, estimates the project would cost between $400 to $500 million and take about 18 months to build from 2022.

Trading as Delburn Wind Farm Pty Ltd, the turbines would be located in HVP Plantations land bordered by Hernes Oak, Darlimurla, Narracan and Thorpdale to the west and Yinnar and Boolarra to the east.

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