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Australia seeks feedback for Illawarra offshore wind projects

The wind project can generate 4.2 gigawatts of electricity.

The Australian government is calling for feedback on the benefits and effects of the proposed offshore renewable projects in the Illawarra region in New South Wales.

In a statement, the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water said the proposed offshore wind zone located 10 kilometres off the coast has an area of 1,461 square kilometres.

The wind farm could produce 4.2 gigawatts of electricity, enough to meet the electricity demands of up to 3.4 million homes.

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It could create up to 2,500 job opportunities during construction and 1,250 jobs ongoing.

Communities in the region and interested stakeholders can join drop-in question-and-answer sessions from 18 to 21 September.

Stakeholders can submit the comments through the online portal by 16 October.

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