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Wildlife Matters – free public event

Granville Harbour Wind Farm is pleased to partner with West Coast Council to offer local residents the opportunity to attend a free wildlife protection information session with Greg Irons, Director of the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Come along to find out more about...

April Construction Update

Work to construct the 11km transmission line to connect Granville Harbour Wind Farm to the electricity grid is progressing well. Vegetation clearance along the transmission line corridor is now complete, and the construction of access tracks is around 90%...

90 tower sections to arrive at Burnie Port this week

Two further shipments of wind turbine tower sections destined for Granville Harbour Wind Farm are expected to arrive at the Port of Burnie this week. The vessels are scheduled to arrive on Tuesday 2nd and Saturday 6th April. The shipments contain a total of 15 wind...

March Construction Update

Construction of the wind farm is progressing well. We currently have around 60 – 70 workers on site and this number will continue to ramp up over the coming months. A lot has been achieved since the beginning of the year. Our new site entrance is now open, the main...

February Construction Update

In January we received our second shipment of wind turbine components at the Port of Burnie consisting of 96 tower sections. These have now been transported to a nearby storage facility in Burnie where they will be held until needed on site. The construction of...

ABC video: Burnie gets out to see huge windfarm loads

The arrival and transportation of 96 wind tower sections in Burnie last week sparked significant interest from media and the local community. Many people have taken their kids out to see the very large machines at work. ABC Northern Tasmania put together a short video...

December Construction Update

Site preparation works at Granville Harbour Wind Farm continue – including the construction of access tracks, development of a temporary quarry and excavation works for the turbine foundations. Major works are expected to ramp up early next year. A number of...

Construction update

Work on Tasmania’s newest wind farm is getting underway. Currently there are around ten workers on site and this number is expected to increase in the New Year. The construction of access tracks, drainage and other site preparation works are now in progress, and work...