Newstead plans a community solar farm as it attempts to become 100 per cent renewable

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated September 3 2018 - 6:42am, first published 6:00am
Geoff Park, of Renewable Newstead, with residents Ray Culvenor and Anna Epstein at the launch of the report calling for a solar farm.

THE Newstead community is hoping to build a two-megawatt solar farm on the town’s outskirts in an attempt to go 100 per cent renewable.


Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

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