HG Paper: Wind Farms in Queensland: What landowners need to know - 4 Mar 2011

With the Federal Government's announcement that a fixed price on carbon will be in place from 1 July 2012, and that an emissions trading scheme will follow within three to five years, investment in the renewable energy sector is expected to increase in 2011 and 2012.

There are a number of topical property issues that landowners, developers and consultants who are considering undertaking or being involved in renewable energy projects need to take into account. In this paper, Partner Michele Muscillo and Associate Tammy Berghofer discuss the legal considerations for landowners who are approached by a wind farm developer.

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