The Cathedral Rocks Wind Farm is located on private farming land near the southern tip of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
The development ‘footprint’ of the wind farm is a small percentage of the total land area and construction activities were designed to minimise any impacts and protect coastal vegetation and cultural heritage areas.
Environmental management has been documented in an environmental management plan. As part of the environmental management plan, weeds, foxes and feral cats are being eradicated from the site.
With a capital cost of over A$100 million, the Cathedral Rocks Wind Farm brings significant economic, social and environmental benefits to the Eyre Peninsula and South Australia by:
Community consultation and involvement of local groups has been important for the project’s success: