Wind Farms Face Stiff Penalties

Wind farms face stiff penalties for SA blackout 20th August, 2021 Source: 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

To Worksafe Victoria

25th January, 2021 Source; Wind Farm Living WorkSafe Senior InspectorWorkSafe Victoria.1 Malop St.Geelong, VIC 3220 Attention: WorkSafe Victoria Senior Inspector, RE: Formal Complaint: Unprotected Power Plant operating at the Macarthur Wind Farm, Gerrigerrup Road, Hawkesdale, Vic. I have attempted on multiple occasions to alert WorkSafe Victoria to the dangerous practices currently being undertaken by AGL … Continue reading To Worksafe Victoria

‘Deeply Troubling’ …

'Deeply troubling': Chinese company that 'tries to hide its ties' to the Communist Party is set to be given the green light to build two hydro power stations in Australia 16th June, 2020 By Alison Bevege, Daily Mail Australia Chinese firm accused of 'trying to hide' its ties to the Chinese Communist PartyBeijing-based wind … Continue reading ‘Deeply Troubling’ …

Coopers Gap Wind Farm Needs Major Repairs.

Australia’s biggest wind farm at Coopers Gap to undergo major repairs 4th May 2020 Giles Parkinson, Renew Economy The 458MW Coopers Gap wind farm in south west Queensland, the newest and biggest wind project built to date in Australia – is to undergo major repairs after faults were found in its commissioning process. AGL, … Continue reading Coopers Gap Wind Farm Needs Major Repairs.

Award-Winning Sheep Farmers Sue AGL Over Wind Farm Construction.

30th June, 2019 Debbie Cuthbertson, The Sunday Age A farming couple whose sheep produced award-winning ultra-fine wool are suing energy giant AGL for $2.3 million for negligence, accusing it of destroying their business after more than half their flock died amid construction of a wind farm next door. Andrew (Gus) Gardner, his wife, Ann, and … Continue reading Award-Winning Sheep Farmers Sue AGL Over Wind Farm Construction.