Offshore Dangerous SF6 Leak

World’s ‘most potent greenhouse gas’ escaped during work on UK windfarm 8th November, 2022 By Alex Lawson, Energy Correspondent, The Guardian Source: More than 80 staff at £3bn Seagreen project, 27 km off Scotland’s Angus coastline, were forced to evacuate Seagreen offshore windfarm is run by SSE Renewables and TotalEnergies. Photograph: Seagreen The world’s “most … Continue reading Offshore Dangerous SF6 Leak

Large Waste Problem

Tasmania's booming wind farm industry could lead to a giant dilemma 19th June 2022 By Meg Powell, The Examiner Source: 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

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: 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

Offshore Wind Accident

Offshore Wind Accident: Orsted Asks for ‘No-Sail Zones’ After Turbine Breaks Into Sea 6th April, 2022 By Mike Schuler, Photo shows the Anholt offshore wind farm in Denmark. Photo courtesy Orsted Offshore wind developer Orsted is asking relevant authorities to establish ‘no-sail zone’ at some of its offshore wind farms after a catastrophic failure … Continue reading Offshore Wind Accident