At Winterbourne, we are giving the local community part of the ownership of the project. As part of an innovative community ownership and revenue sharing arrangement, turbine hosts, easement owners and project neighbours will be invited to become involved in a 5% project stake held by WalchaWind Pty Ltd at no cost to them. In turn, WalchaWind has committed to sharing the benefits it receives 50%:50% with the broader Walcha community. We believe this model will deliver durable financial and social benefits to the community and ensure the long-term success of the project.
The project will deliver significant benefits to the New England region and local communities, including