Stockyard Hill Wind Turbines Crack

Turbines made in China for Australia's biggest wind farm have CRACKS in them sparking outrage they weren't made locally to better standards 15th December, 2021 By Peter Vincent, Daily Mail Australia Source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10311315/China-wind-turbines-crack-sparking-outrage-werent-Australia.html Cracks discovered in 19 Chinese-made wind turbines at Stockyard Hill wind farmDefects were discovered when union members inspected the giant machinesStockyard Hill management said … Continue reading Stockyard Hill Wind Turbines Crack

Proposed ‘Spinifex’ Offshore Windfarm For Portland

Planned $4bn offshore windfarm could fully power Alcoa Portland aluminium smelter 8th December, 2021 By Royce Kurmelovs, The Guardian Source; https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/dec/08/excellent-wind-source-offshore-plan-to-power-alcoas-portland-aluminium-smelter-on-renewables The smelter, Victoria’s biggest electricity consumer, could slash emissions if Alinta’s proposed offshore windfarm goes ahead The Alcoa smelter in Portland. Alinta Energy wants to build a 1,000MW offshore windfarm that would power the … Continue reading Proposed ‘Spinifex’ Offshore Windfarm For Portland

Residents Fighting Mumblin WF Proposal

Concerned residents vow to fight proposed new Mumblin Wind Farm 3rd December, 2021 By Kyra Gillespie, The Standard Source; https://www.standard.net.au/story/7537212/concerned-residents-vow-to-fight-proposed-new-wind-farm/ A group of concerned residents have vowed to fight a proposed new wind farm in the south-west. Forming the Ecklin-Elingamite-Glenfyne Community Association, around 30 residents have raised concerns about the Mumblin Wind Farm. The proposed … Continue reading Residents Fighting Mumblin WF Proposal

More Talks On AusNet Vic Transmission Line

More talks on AusNet Victorian transmission energy project as petition hits 12,000 signatures 1st December, 2021 By Laura Mayers and Stephen Martin, ABC Ballarat Source; https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-01/ausnet-attempt-to-assuage-concerns-victoria-transmission Landowners have come out in serious opposition to the Western Victoria Transmission Project(ABC Ballarat: Molly Finch) AusNet has begun another round of community consultation after releasing a confirmed planned … Continue reading More Talks On AusNet Vic Transmission Line

Golden Plains WF Approved

“This is a massive piece of infrastructure being built in Victoria and the public hasn’t seen the final plans.” “What we do know is there will be 215 turbines squeezed into a space where the minister previously told them to accommodate 181.” ~Dominica Tannock