Victoria’s Tesla Big Battery Catches Fire

30th July, 2021 By Mark Ludlow and Angela Macdonald-Smith, Financial Review Source: https://www.afr.com/companies/energy/victoria-s-tesla-big-battery-catches-fire-20210730-p58eg7 French renewable giant Neoen’s Victorian Big Battery at Geelong caught fire on Friday, only a day after it began operations. In the first major fire at big battery project in Australia, a Tesla Megapack battery caught fire at the 300 megawatt battery project at … Continue reading Victoria’s Tesla Big Battery Catches Fire

Wind Turbine Noise Paper: 2011

Wind turbine noise: why accurate prediction and measurement matter By Robert Thorne and Daniel Shepperd Source: https://www.acoustics.asn.au/conference_proceedings/AAS2011/papers/p73.pdf ABSTRACTOn a decibel-for-decibel basis, wind turbine noise is commonly judged as significantly more problematic than most other community noise sources. As a relatively new source of community noise, however, methodological issues remain as to how wind farm noise … Continue reading Wind Turbine Noise Paper: 2011

Stanley Community Meeting

Stanley community meeting over Western Plains wind farm development 11th July, 2021 By Molly Appleton, The Advocate Source: https://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/7335323/right-project-wrong-place-for-wind-farm-proposal/ TOWN MEETING: Murchison MLC Ruth Forrest facilitated the community meeting on the proposed Western Plains Wind Farm. Picture: Molly Appleton The Western Plains development was labelled a "blight on our town" by concerned Stanley resident Jonathan Smith, in … Continue reading Stanley Community Meeting

SA Today Tonight Report on Wind Farms-2012

20th July, 2021 Via Wind Farm Living Some of you watched this Today Tonight report back in 2012 – It is now time to WATCH IT AGAIN..!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_c-RHPaY6gk No longer can a person in office “chicken out” of their Professional and Public Duty of Care. Wind Farm Company Directors, Acousticians, Politicians, Consultants, Councillors and now … Continue reading SA Today Tonight Report on Wind Farms-2012

Toxic ‘Dead Zone’ Risk

Global green energy hub in WA knocked back over toxic ‘dead zone’ risk 21st June, 2021 By Emma Young, The Sydney Morning Herald Source: https://www.smh.com.au/environment/conservation/global-green-energy-hub-in-wa-knocked-back-over-toxic-dead-zone-risk-20210621-p582w8.html Renewable energy advocates have criticised the federal government’s rejection of one of the world’s most ambitious green energy projects in north-west Western Australia, despite potentially catastrophic impacts for a globally … Continue reading Toxic ‘Dead Zone’ Risk

“Sleep Disturbance Caused By Wind Turbines”-Cooper

20th June, 2021 Via Wind Farm Living The Cooper Hypothesis of “Sleep Disturbance caused by Wind Turbines”In the Cape Bridgewater study (2015) Steven Cooper presented a hypothesis that the disturbance from wind farms was related to changes in the power output of the wind farm. Dr Paul Schomer endorsed Cooper’s study and In June 2017 … Continue reading “Sleep Disturbance Caused By Wind Turbines”-Cooper

EPA Wind Facility Noise Compliance Management

20th June, 2021 Via Wind Farm Living The new EPA controlled wind facility noise compliance management is all bark but no bite.Unlike the Building Control Commission, which prosecutes bad building work and/or bad builders, there is no wind industry regulatory body, to weed out bad acousticians.The EPA has no authority to access the wind facility … Continue reading EPA Wind Facility Noise Compliance Management