12 Dec 2016

Joyce's NSW electorate gets $120m CEFC loan

Windfarm in Barnaby Joyce's NSW electorate gets $120m CEFC loan

Clean Energy Finance Corporation loan comes three months after minister slammed SA’s over-reliance on wind power
The new Sapphire windfarm will become the largest in NSW, powering 110,000 average homes and abating 600,000 tonnes of carbon emissions a year.
Photograph: Martin Ollman/Getty Images

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has made a multi-million dollar loan for a new windfarm in Barnaby Joyce’s electorate.(surprise,surprise more pork barrelling) 

It comes three months after Joyce slammed the South Australian government’s over-reliance on wind power, and linked SA’s damaging September blackout on the state’s lack of coal-fired baseload power

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