Views On Proposed Dundonnell Wind Farm Development-2015

Residents share views on a proposed Dundonnell wind farm development. 12th August 2015 By Madelaine McNeil, https://www.standard.net.au/story/3274785/wind-project-impacts-voiced/ Concerns regarding wildlife, noise, loss of native vegetation and road impacts of a proposed $650 million wind farm near Mortlake were outlined at a public hearing on Tuesday. Proponent Trustpower detailed its plan for a 104-turbine wind farm and associated infrastructure, … Continue reading Views On Proposed Dundonnell Wind Farm Development-2015

Win For ‘Battlers’ In Wind Farm Fight

8th October, 2020 Credit:  papernews.com.au  Member for Gippsland South Danny O’Brien is chalking up a victory for Alberton residents opposed to a planned wind farm as a win for “the battlers”. Mr O’Brien was commenting after the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) ruled that the wind farm’s proponent Synergy Wind had breached planning guidelines in … Continue reading Win For ‘Battlers’ In Wind Farm Fight

State Gov. Approves Wind Farms On Merits.

State government firm on approving wind farms on 'merits' as Moyne Shire doubles down on opposing current planning approach 30th August, 2020 By Jackson Graham, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/6901302/best-interest-of-all-state-firm-on-wind-farm-planning-as-shire-ramps-up-opposition/ IMPASSE: The state government says it is firm on approving wind farms on "merits" as Moyne Shire doubles down on opposing the current approach to planning. The … Continue reading State Gov. Approves Wind Farms On Merits.

Moyne Shire Council Frustrated Wind Farm Planning Demands Are Falling On Deaf Ears

25th August, 2020 By Jackson Graham, The Standard. Source: https://www.standard.net.au/story/6894663/frustration-that-wind-farm-planning-demands-are-falling-on-deaf-ears/ The council wants the state government to follow seven planning recommendations made by the National Wind Farm Commissioner in 2018. IF ALL proposed wind farms in a south-west shire were built, those sites could cover the equivalent of whole local government areas in Melbourne, a … Continue reading Moyne Shire Council Frustrated Wind Farm Planning Demands Are Falling On Deaf Ears

Identifying Birds’ Collision Risk With Wind Turbines

Identifying Birds' Collision Risk with Wind Turbines Using a Multidimensional Utilization Distribution Method- Sam Khosravifard, Andrew K. Skidmore, Babak Naimi, Valentijn Venus, Antonio R. Muñoz, Albertus G. Toxopeus Source: Full document Published 27th January 2020 https://wildlife.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wsb.1056 Abstract Renewable energy plays a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. However, the expansion of wind farms has … Continue reading Identifying Birds’ Collision Risk With Wind Turbines

Bird Deaths From Wind Turbine’s Drop By 72% When One Blade Is Black

20th August, 2020 By Joe Pinkstone, Mailonline,  www.dailymail.co.uk  Researchers paints a blade black on four wind turbines on island of SmolaResearchers used sniffer dogs to look for bird carcasses underneath the turbinesAfter they were painted, the amount of bird deaths dropped by 72 per cent  Painting one blade of a wind turbine makes it easier for … Continue reading Bird Deaths From Wind Turbine’s Drop By 72% When One Blade Is Black

Angry Locals Say No Consultation On Gympie Region Wind Farm

Residents near the site say it's not a case of 'not in my backyard', but they have concerns. 2nd August, 2020 By Scott Kovacevic, Gympie Times;  www.gympietimes.com.au Claims of widespread community consultation on a proposed $2 billion wind farm at Toolara have been refuted, with accusations the process kept people in the dark so they … Continue reading Angry Locals Say No Consultation On Gympie Region Wind Farm

Moyne Shire Council Calls To Set Back Hawkesdale Wind Farm Five Kilometres From Town

28th July 2020 Jackson Graham, The Standard- http:www.standard.net.au https://www.standard.net.au/story/6854065/council-calls-to-set-back-wind-farm-five-kilometres-from-town/  (Subscriber)  FURTHER AWAY: A Hawkesdale community group, backed by Moyne Shire, is seeking a five kilometre set back for a proposed 26 turbine wind farm with 180-metre tall structures near the town. A PROPOSED Hawkesdale wind farm could restrain nearby future growth unless set back at … Continue reading Moyne Shire Council Calls To Set Back Hawkesdale Wind Farm Five Kilometres From Town