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

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

Offshore Wind Accident

Offshore Wind Accident: Orsted Asks for ‘No-Sail Zones’ After Turbine Breaks Into Sea 6th April, 2022 By Mike Schuler, gCaptain.com 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