RATCH-Australia Corporation CEO Sahachthorn Putthong presented $51,000 cheque to Dandaragan Heritage and Cultural Centre, Committee Chairman, Mark Cubitt. Featured

Heritage and Cultural Centre receives over $51,000

The Yandin Wind Farm Community Fund was started during construction of the Wind Farm in 2019 and is committed to fund at least $51,000 (linked to the CPI index) each year for local community initiatives, to make a positive difference within the Shire of Dandaragan over the next two decades.
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MEWF 2023 Round 1 community fund latest recipients

LATEST COMMUNITY FUND RECIPIENTS REVEALED Eighteen lucky community organisations in the Atherton Tablelands received a grant for their projects this week. The latest grants from the Mount Emerald Wind Farm Community Fund will help Atherton Tablelands community groups improve their infrastructure or educational programs that will benefit many people across the region. From Men’s sheds, sporting clubs, historical societies and local schools there were 18 not-for-profits that were successful in receiving a grant from the Mount Emerald Wind Farm Community Fund in this latest round. It was tough competition with …
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Collector Wind Farm is officially open

On the 29th November around 100 key stakeholders of the Collector Wind Farm Project came together for the official opening of the wind farm. The wind farm was officially opened by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation CEO Ian Learnmonth, the Chief de’Affairs Sira Swangsilpa and the RATCH-Australia CEO Polagorn Kheosiplard. It was a picture perfect day and guests were able to visit one of the turbines and view the whole wind farm. …
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Community Fund supports Queensland COVID recovery

The latest grants from the Mount Emerald Wind Farm Community Fund will help Tablelands voluntary groups bounce back from 2020’s COVID-19 chaos. Tolga Scarecrow Festival fell victim to the pandemic last year but organisers are determined to come back with a bang in 2021. A grant from the wind farm community fund will support their efforts to deliver a fun-filled family festival in October.

Collector Wind Farm delivers first clean energy

Collector Wind Farm today successfully delivered its first energy into the local transmission network. This initial generation of safe, reliable, renewable electricity follows the connection of the new substation to TransGrid’s 330kv line, which runs through the site. Now that turbine blades are turning at the wind farm, testing will continue for the rest of 2020, with the 54 turbines expected to be fully operational in early 2021.