Australia's biggest wind farm begins build  

  CONSTRUCTION on the Powering Australian Renewables Fund’s (PARF) $850 million Coopers Gap Wind Farm began today, following the turning of the first sod by Queensland energy minister Anthony Lynham.

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Anthony Lynham

The 453 megawatt wind farm is about 250 kilometres from Brisbane and when online will produce around 1.5 million megawatt hours of renewable energy each year, powering more than 260,000 homes.