IT is vital local communities feel comfortable with the locations of new solar projects and that they are well situated, according to Victorian Energy, Environment and Climate Change Minister Lily D’Ambrosio.
Ms D’Ambrosio was in Sunraysia yesterday to tour a range of solar projects including Beon Energy’s 664- acre, 112mW solar farm at Karadoc, set to be one of the country’s biggest.
About 300 workers are employed during its current construction phase, including 22 apprentices studying at Sunrayisa Institute of TAFE and 40 local employees hired through a partnership with Jobs Victoria Employment Network Mildura.
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