A group organising against a new wind and solar project in the New England, has spent the week picketing drop-in consultation meetings by the project's proponents.
Thunderbolt Energy Hub proponent Neoen held drop-in consultation one-on-one meetings at the Kentucky Memorial Hall from Wednesday this week.
Just two people turned up on the first two days, according to Friends of Kentucky Action Group member Nicole Martin.
The company said that 10 people attended their drop-in consultation on Wednesday and Thursday.
Ms Martin accused Thunderbolt Energy Hub proponent Neoen of deliberately organising consultation at times most inconvenient for people.
Wednesday's drop-in session was open from 9 to 11, Thursday's and Friday's from 4 to 6 and on Saturday it will be open from 9 to 12.
"We felt that it was our responsibility to also inform the community," she said.
"We've been told that this is a done deal when in actual fact it's not. We wanted the community to know you've got choices and you've got a voice and you can use it. The way you can do that is show your presence, sign the petition."
The group believes Neoen should hold an in-person town-hall style public meeting for everyone in the community to have their say on the project, once COVID-19 allows.
Both people who showed up signed a petition against the proposed $1.01 billion project, which will connect a massive 380 megawatt wind farm and 120 megawatt solar farm to a 400 megawatt battery, Ms Martin said.
The project would be built on a site about 40 kilometres north-east of Tamworth and 40 kilometres south-west of Armidale.
Thunderbolt Energy Hub Project Manager Joanna Murphy, said that there would be more opportunities for consultation as the proponent gets closer to presenting a DA.
"We'd like to thank everyone who attended sessions at Kentucky Hall and online this week, and we look forward to having more in-person sessions as COVID allows and as the project progresses through development," she said.
The company will also conduct an online project presentation and question and answer session on Saturday, after an earlier one on Thursday.
Community members are invited to submit their questions during the presentation by a range of consultants on ecology, noise and other impacts.
The company claims to have met with over 70 community members, and conducted letterbox drops with project information.
Mrs Martin said the group won't back down on the project, which they want cancelled.
"We're not going to sit back and just let this happen. We're going to fight for our properties and our views," she said.
"We purchased these properties in good faith. We bought them with beautiful views and lovely serene surroundings.
"We didn't buy next to a coal mine, we certainly didn't buy next to a wind turbine farm either. Why do they think we should go quietly and just put up with them?"
If approved, the project is expected to create over 600 jobs during construction, a process set to last between two and three years.
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