Inquiry into Wind Energy - Terms of Reference

Terms of reference for the Committee's Inquiry into Wind Energy:

  • To assess the adequacy of PPS18 and related supplementary guidance in regulating proposals for wind turbines on a consistent and strategic basis, with due regard for emerging technologies and independent environmental impact assessment;
  • To compare the perceived impact of wind turbine noise and separation distances with other jurisdictions and other forms of renewable energy development; and
  • To review the extent of engagement by wind energy providers with local communities and to ascertain how this engagement may best be promoted.

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