Hydro Tasmania is no longer progressing the TasWind project

Hydro Tasmania announced on 27 October 2014 that it will not proceed with the TasWind project.

TasWind was a concept to develop a 200-turbine wind farm on King Island. Feasibility work has clearly indicated the project is not economically viable.

Read the full media release.

This website will be retired at the end of November 2014.

Hydro Tasmania wishes to thank the members of the King Island community, whether for or against this concept, for their patience, interest and engagement.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us on 1800 TASWIND (1800 827 946) or at taswind@hydro.com.au (maintained until the end of November 2014) Alternatively, you are welcome to contact our Project Director, Tony Field, at tony.field@hydro.com.au or 0409 175 182.

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