Asian Renewable Energy Hub could grow up to 26GW

THE Western Australian government has granted environmental approval for the first stage of the massive Asian Renewable Energy Hub, which plans to build 15 gigawatts of new wind and solar in the Pilbara, but could see it expanded up to 26GW.

Asian Renewable Energy Hub could grow up to 26GW  Asian Renewable Energy Hub could grow up to 26GW  Asian Renewable Energy Hub could grow up to 26GW  Asian Renewable Energy Hub could grow up to 26GW  Asian Renewable Energy Hub could grow up to 26GW

15GW first stage approved

According to the state's Environmental Protection Authority, almost 12,000 hectares of native vegetation will be cleared if the project goes ahead, with up to 1743 wind turbines built 26 kilometres