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The West Coast One wind farm near Vredenburg has operated since 2015. Environment minister Barbara Creecy says the wake effect on this facility of a proposed new neighbouring wind farm must be investigated before it can also be approved. Photo: John Yeld
Creecy upholds appeal against giant West Coast wind farmArticle

It is back to the drawing board for a giant new wind farm project on the West Coast, following an appeal decision by Environment Minister Barbara Creecy...

John Yeld 9 Sep 2020

Creecy poised for West Coast wind farm decision
Creecy poised for West Coast wind farm decisionArticle

A recommendation by department officials on whether to uphold appeals against a massive wind farm project proposed for the West Coast Peninsula was due to have landed on the desk of...

John Yeld 31 Jul 2020

The view looking east across the West Coast with the village of Paternoster in the foreground. The recently approved Boulders Wind farm will stand on the hills in the background, directly in this view. Photo: John Yeld
Wind farm says massive new rival could cost it "hundreds of millions" in lost energyArticle

An existing wind farm is crying foul after the government last month gave the conditional go-ahead for a massive new wind farm project on an adjoining property on the West Coast Peninsula near Vredenburg...

John Yeld 19 Feb 2020

The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) has conditionally approved the Boulders wind farm project. Image from the Final Environmental Impact Assessment Report by CES (copied for fair use).
Huge West Coast wind farm approvedArticle

The government has approved in principle the huge Boulders wind farm project on the West Coast peninsula near Paternoster, St Helena Bay and Vredenburg...

John Yeld 22 Jan 2020

Huge West Coast wind project generates strongly opposing views
Huge West Coast wind project generates strongly opposing viewsArticle

The government is due to announce its decision on a massive new wind energy project on the West Coast within the next two weeks...

John Yeld 18 Dec 2019

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