Environment

Andy Evans says misinformation is hurting offshore wind prospects

Matthew Kelly
Updated November 21 2023 - 4:26pm, first published November 15 2023 - 7:24am
Oceanex chief executive Andy Evans. Picture by Wesley Lonergan
Oceanex chief executive Andy Evans. Picture by Wesley Lonergan

The head of Australia's most experienced offshore wind company says he understands why some communities feel anxious about the prospect of giant wind farms sitting off their coastline, but he believes much of the opposition is driven by misinformation.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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