Golden Plains Wind Farm Planning Contradiction

Wind Plan needs scrutiny. 22 January 2019 Alex Ford, The Ballarat Courier The state government may have contradicted its own planning advice by approving the Golden Plains wind farm, lawyers say. The state government's environmental effects and planning assessment report for the project states "no other wind farm in Victoria has been approved with such … Continue reading Golden Plains Wind Farm Planning Contradiction

Firms ‘face $1600 power hit’ under Labor

Exclusive- Simon Benson- National Affairs Editor P. 6 THE NATION, The Weekend Australian Mar 9-10 2019 Power prices could rise as much as 35 per cent under Labor's emissions reduction target, adding up to $1600 to the average annual electricity bill of some businesses, according to modelling commissioned by the Menzies Research Centre. The study … Continue reading Firms ‘face $1600 power hit’ under Labor

Bald Hills Wind Farm Adversely Affecting Residents

Background The acoustic definition of noise is unwanted sound.  Properties near the Bald Hills wind farm are being affected by intrusive noise, loud enough to intrude on conversation and disturb the residents’ sleep.  The South Gippsland Shire Council investigation into the complaints somehow concluded there were no impacts from the wind farm.  This decision did not … Continue reading Bald Hills Wind Farm Adversely Affecting Residents

‘Gold Rush’ of Wind Farms in Western Victoria.

ABC's Landline television program aired a story on the development of wind farms in Western Victoria and how this 'gold rush' of wind, solar and battery farms impacts on the landscape, local people and farmers. Wind and Solar Developments are creating increasing stress and overload being placed onto the statewide grid, requiring further upgrades to … Continue reading ‘Gold Rush’ of Wind Farms in Western Victoria.