Solar farm decider

MILDURA councillors will have their say on the controversial PowerVault solar farm proposals when they go before this month’s council meeting. 

Co-organiser of Sunday’s objectors meeting, Birdwoodton resident Tim Skiller said representatives of the objectors’ group would attend a council planning forum on Monday ahead of the decision. 

Cr Glenn Milne said the issue raised “unanswered questions” about the capacity of the power grid after PowerVault director Steve Timmis ruled out relocating the farms elsewhere due to the location of the Merbein substation. 

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