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.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010