There's global interest in Tasmania's wind farms — but can foreign ownership laws cope? By Alison Branley, ABC News https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-01-06/foreign-investment-in-tasmanian-wind-farms-raising-concerns/13036164 The Chinese-owned Cattle Hill Wind Farm came online with 48 turbines last year.(ABC News: Alison Branley) On the south-east corner of Australia, the winds known as the Roaring Forties whip across from the Indian Ocean. … Continue reading Foreign Investment Raising Concerns
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Why Renewables Can’t Save The Climate
The underlying problem with solar and wind is that they are too unreliable and energy-dilute. Solar and wind farms require between 400 and 750 times more land than nuclear and natural gas plants.
As we approach the limits of renewables, it seems inevitable that, over time, Democratic politicians will increasingly point to nuclear energy as the centerpiece of their plans for saving the climate, not solar panels and wind turbines.
Burn Money: Wind Farms In Tas and Vic Are “Correlated” — All Useless At The Same Time.
Tasmania – Australia’s offshore wind farm? -Guest post by Tom Quirk and Paul Miskelly.
Is it possible that Tasmania could become Australia’s offshore wind farm? A proposal by UPC Renewables  an international developer of wind farms, suggests that a 1000 MW wind farm could play on important role in moderating the intermittent supply of electricity from renewable resources.
Wind Farm Bird Kills ‘Should Be Revealed’
Highly paid environmental consultants used during wind farm planning assessments, can hardly be independent, when their aim is getting proposed wind farms approved, usually at great economic and social costs to rural environments and communities. Through consultations and visiting wind farms, the Australian Wind Farm Commissioner grasps that the wind industry is destroying many areas … Continue reading Wind Farm Bird Kills ‘Should Be Revealed’
‘Stop These Monstrous Wind Farms’-Green Silence On Wind Farm Menace Broken
They should have told us before Australia was vandalised with 100 wind farms.
But the Greens now finally admit they’re bird-killers.
Greens Exposed As Bob Brown Baulks At Turbines In His Backyard
Tuesday 16 July, 2019 Graham Lloyd- Environment Editor-Front page of The Australian, Environmental crusader Bob Brown has exposed a conspiracy of silence by the Greens and their supporters on the true cost and unintended consequences of renewable power. MORE: Wind farm ‘new Franklin Dam’ | Crusader Brown turns against wind farm Dr Brown yesterday stood by … Continue reading Greens Exposed As Bob Brown Baulks At Turbines In His Backyard