Vales Point solar project to support 100 jobs

WORK will start in 2020 on a $117-million solar energy project at the Vales Point power station ash dam.

The Lakes Mail is reporting the 62-megawatt renewable energy facility will be built on an 80-hectare area of rehabilitated land at the coal ash dam off Ruttleys Road, Mannering Park.

The Department of Planning has approved the project which is expected to support 100 jobs over the 18-month construction period.

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