Snowtown wind farm purchase to re-energise region

The billion-dollar purchase of a Snowtown wind farm has raised prospects of more investment in energy projects for the Mid North of South Australia.

The Advertiser is reporting funding also will be available for a controversial wind farm at Palmer, creating up to 200 jobs.

Infrastructure company Palisade, which is buying the Snowtown wind farm, says it will look at reviving a stalled grid-scale solar project as well as investigate a big battery for the region.

The Snowtown 2 wind farmtransaction is the biggest such sale undertaken in Australia.

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