Australia’s biggest wind farm at Coopers Gap to undergo major repairs 4th May 2020 Giles Parkinson, Renew Economy https://reneweconomy.com.au/australias-biggest-wind-farm-at-coopers-gap-to-undergo-major-repairs-16117/ 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.
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
'Of course, wind farms are ugly, and of course they also whimsically produce a totally unreliable electricity - here today, no wind tomorrow - that's turned our power system into an expensive joke. But they've also been killing many more birds than our planners predicted.' - Andrew Bolt
Source: https://waubrafoundation.org.au/resources/letter-notice-victorian-premier-daniel-andrews-december-5-2014/ Hon Daniel AndrewsPremier of VictoriaDecember 5, 2014 Dear Premier Andrews, Re: Letter of Notice This letter is to formally advise you and your government Ministers in relevant portfolios that you are all now legally on notice about the serious adverse health effects caused directly and indirectly by exposure to industrial wind turbines. You … Continue reading Letter Of Notice To Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews- 2014
'The categorisation “minor” camouflages major concessions made by a responsible public official and senior Victorian Government Minister to an industry which is knowingly and deliberately harming rural residents with acoustic pollution from wind turbines. VC113 will inevitably and predictably result in more widespread and severe abuses of human rights, particularly the torture of wind project neighbours from prolonged sleep deprivation.'
'An AEMO spokesman said the scale and pace of solar and wind generation connected in electrically remote areas of the National Energy Market was presenting “unprecedented” technical issues that were affecting grid performance and operational stability.'
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.