The Ferguson Wind Farm is a three-turbine wind farm approximately 12.5 km south of Simpson, Victoria. The wind farm will connect to the existing 22 kV electricity network in the area and will produce the equivalent energy usage of around 4000 households.
The planning application for the Ferguson Wind Farm was lodged with the Minister for Planning in July 2016. The application has been assessed against the Policy and Planning Guidelines for the Development of Wind Energy Facilities in Victoria which sets standards and limits including the following:
Following the assessment by the Department, the Minister issued Planning Permit No PA1600139 on 12 April 2017 to Ferguson Wind Farm Pty Ltd. Work is currently under way to prepare for the construction of the wind farm which is expected to commence in Q1 of 2018.