A newly approved 116-turbine wind farm in regional Victoria will power more than 250,000 homes once it's built, the state government says.

The $662 million wind farm at Murra Warra near Horsham is expected to produce 420 megawatts of power and employ 610 people during the construction phase. RES Australia chief operating officer Matt Rebbeck on Wednesday couldn’t say when construction would start but said the project would be built. “RES is…