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Thank you for your submissions

September 11 2023

Thank you to everyone in the community who completed a submission as part of the Bendemeer Solar Farm's Public Exhibition period.


Solar EIS Public Exhibition period closes soon

August 16 2023

The Public Exhibition of the Bendemeer Solar Farm Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will close next Wednesday, 23 August.


Solar EIS now on Public Exhibition

July 26 2023

The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Bendemeer Solar Farm has been submitted to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment.


New Infrasound Research

May 01 2023

A recent world-first Australian study by the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research has disproved the theory that wind turbine infrasound impacts human health.


Bendemeer Art Show

April 30 2023

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2023 Bendemeer Art Show.

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Community Survey Now Complete

April 15 2023

Thanks to all those who completed the community survey.


April Community Pop Up Session

April 11 2023

Come along to our next community pop up session.


Community Hub

April 10 2023

The Bendemeer Renewable Energy Community Hub is now open!


Bendemeer Art Show Sponsorship

March 28 2023

The Bendemeer Renewable Energy Hub is excited to announced it will be providing long-term support to the popular Bendemeer Art Show as the major sponsor.


Community Pop Up Sessions

March 15 2023

Come along to one of our upcoming community pop up sessions.

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Community Survey

March 10 2023

Have your say in a community survey.

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Project Fact Books

February 25 2023

We now have dedicated project fact books.


Bendemeer Campdraft and Rodeo

February 20 2023

Thanks to everyone who came along to the Bendemeer Campdraft and Rodeo


Bendemeer Rodeo and Campdraft

January 12 2023

The Bendemeer Renewable Energy Hub team will be attending the upcoming Bendemeer Rodeo and Campdraft.


Wind Monitoring Program

December 12 2022

The wind monitoring program is now underway.

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November community pop-up sessions

November 21 2022

There will be two community pop-up sessions in Bendemeer and Woolbrook this month.

Community pop-up session - July

July 30 2022

Thank you to everyone who came along to our second community pop-up session in July.


Bendemeer Locals have their say on proposed energy hub

May 28 2022

Locals have had their say on the proposed Bendemeer Renewable Energy Hub, with support split over the project.


Bendemeer Renewable Energy Hub addresses community concerns as solar development heats up

May 31 2022

A drop in session for the Bendemeer Renewable Energy Hub on Saturday, has fielded a range of community concerns.


Bendemeer and Woolbrook residents get chance to give feedback on $900 million Renewable Energy Hub

May 26 2022

RESIDENTS from Bendemeer and Woolbrook are being invited to learn a little more about the massive $900 million Bendemeer Renewable Energy Hub (BREH), which is set to include solar, wind and battery power.


Athena reveals plans for $450 million Bendemeer Solar Farm, 1.5 kilometres from Bendemeer

February 14 2022

A green energy company has revealed plans for a $450 million solar farm about a kilometre and a half from Bendemeer. The Bendemeer Solar Farm project would just be the first stage of a $900 million wind, solar and battery scheme, the Bendemeer Renewable Energy Hub.


$900 million solar, wind and battery scheme

June 04 2021

Bendemeer Renewable Energy Hub: $900 million solar, wind and battery scheme to be developed near Bendemeer


Community Gathering with the landowners of Bendemeer

April 24 2021

Athena Energy Holdings have started the technical studies on the project and is on schedule for getting a development approval.


Deed and Lease Agreement with Brenchley Group to secure the land required for its 300MW Solar Power Plant

March 24 2021

Athena Australia Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Athena Energy Holdings Pte Ltd, Singapore, has signed an Options Deed and Lease Agreement with Brenchley Group to secure the land required for its 300MW Solar Power Plant, located at Bendemeer area in New South Wales, Australia. This impactful solar power project is valued at AUD 350 million.