Mumblin WF Tractor Protest

Tractors meet Mumblin Wind Farm proponents at Ecklin Community Hall drop-in meeting 20th June 2022 by Jessica Greenan, The Standard Source: https://www.standard.net.au/story/7786959/fbclid=IwAR0Ioneg7Cho3BCFlGtZk4xqRlXh_qax3dslE0QN9ZK5iKNnUnXI4G-DxQA A convoy of tractors rolled up to a tense meeting between south-west residents and the developers of a wind farm near Cobden on Saturday. A migration of 15 machines with signs including "No … Continue reading Mumblin WF Tractor Protest

Large Waste Problem

Tasmania's booming wind farm industry could lead to a giant dilemma 19th June 2022 By Meg Powell, The Examiner Source: https://www.examiner.com.au/story/7786059/how-tasmanias-booming-wind-farm-industry-could-lead-to-a-giant-dilemma/ Amid the boom of Tasmania’s wind farming industry, researchers have warned thousands of turbine blades could end up in landfill unless end-of-life programs are established. That’s according to a new study from the University … Continue reading Large Waste Problem

Electricity Market ‘Broken’

Nationals Senator Matt Canavan says the electricity market is “broken” as he labelled the current situation as a “national disgrace”. 14th June 2022 By Joseph Huitson, Digital Reporter, Sky News Nationals Senator Matt Canavan says Australia has one of the most destructive energy policies in the world, as fellow Queenslander Amanda Stoker blames "extreme climate … Continue reading Electricity Market ‘Broken’

Illawarra Substation Fire

'A very dangerous operation': How the massive Illawarra substation fire unfolded 18th June 2022 By Kate McIllwain Source: https://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/7785685/a-very-dangerous-operation-how-the-massive-illawarra-substation-fire-unfolded/ https://geo.dailymotion.com/player/x7206.html?video=x8bs8rx&mute=true&syndicationKey=790147&customConfig%5BcustomParams%5D=%2F21666581298%2Fillawarramercury%2Fvideo&GK_PV5_PHOTON=0about:blank The fire at a Dapto substation which caused a thick plume of black smoke to rise over the southern Illawarra over the weekend is expected to continue to burn for days. The blaze started about … Continue reading Illawarra Substation Fire

Alinta Turbine Collapse

Alinta Wind Farm turbine collapses in Walkaway, causing site closure while Iberdrola Energy investigates 16th June 2022 By Jessica Moroney, Geraldton Guardian Source: https://www.swtimes.com.au/news/geraldton-guardian/alinta-wind-farm-turbine-collapses-in-walkaway-causing-site-closure-while-iberdrola-energy-investigates-c-7168597 A collapsed turbine at a Walkaway wind farm has resulted in operations shutting down at the site, while maintenance contractors investigate the incident. The wind power station, Alinta Wind Farm, is … Continue reading Alinta Turbine Collapse

Falmouth Wind Turbines

After years of uncertainty, Falmouth wind turbines to be demolished 6th June 2022 By Asad Jung, Cape Cod Times Source: https://www.capecodtimes.com/story/news/2022/06/06/wind-turbines-falmouth-demolished-after-years-struggle-renewable-energy/9943711002 The saga of Falmouth’s largest renewable energy project appears to be finally nearing a close, now that the town has hired Atlantic Coast Dismantling LLC to demolish two wind turbines.    The job will cost $39,950, … Continue reading Falmouth Wind Turbines

Environmental Scientist Reconsiders Energy

15th May 2022 By Pamela Jones, Environmental Scientist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ej0EE_SxSeQ Nuclear comes out ahead for Australian energy 5th June 2022 By Chris Smith, Tonight, Sky News Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fct1XunA4_Q Environmental scientist Dr Pamela Jones says nuclear should be a key part of Australian energy as “every measure that you look at, nuclear comes out ahead”. “It takes … Continue reading Environmental Scientist Reconsiders Energy