Energy Wars

Gippsland given the go ahead for offshore wind, next up Illawarra

Connor Pearce
Updated May 23 2024 - 12:13pm, first published 12:12pm
Emily Scivetti (left) of Oceanex, said the Illawarrra offshore wind zone (lower map) was the next region to be determined after minister Chris Bowen (right) granted feasibility licences for the Gippsland offshore wind zone (upper map). Graphic by ACM
Emily Scivetti (left) of Oceanex, said the Illawarrra offshore wind zone (lower map) was the next region to be determined after minister Chris Bowen (right) granted feasibility licences for the Gippsland offshore wind zone (upper map). Graphic by ACM

After the first licences to pursue offshore wind projects in the Bass Strait off Gippsland were granted, all eyes are now on the waters of the Hunter and the Illawarra as the next stage of the offshore wind pipeline.

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Connor Pearce

Connor Pearce

Journalist at Illawarra Mercury

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