Wind farms face stiff penalties for SA blackout 20th August, 2021 Source: https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/state/sa/2021/08/20/wind-farms-face-stiff-penalties-for-sa-blackout/ Inadequate emergency settings left the turbines unable to cope with the storm's disruptions. Photo: Getty The operators of four wind farms in South Australia during the 2016 statewide blackout face fines of $3.5 million in a proposed settlement for breaching national electricity rules. The … Continue reading Wind Farms Face Stiff Penalties
2nd July 2020 Chris Russell, The Advertiser MAKING rooftop solar owners pay to send energy into the grid should be considered as the system grapples with keeping the grid stable, the Australian Energy Regulator says. Other options include charging solar owners for the necessary upgrades to the grid – or paying them to have their … Continue reading Solar Owners Should Pay To Sell Or Be Paid For Switching Off.
August 7, 2019 Graham Lloyd, Environment Editor- The Australian Lawsuit Tells Wind Farms: Cut The Hot Air. Wind turbines at Snowtown in South Australia's mid north. Picture: Kelly Barnes. Legal action against Australia’s biggest wind farm operators provides a test case for the federal government’s push to force renewable energy suppliers to deliver what they … Continue reading Federal Court Looms for Renewables AGL Energy, Neoen SA, Pacific Hydro and Tilt Renewables