24th April, 2018 By Everard Himmelreich, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/5360107/wind-farm-says-sharing-power-lines-is-difficult/ Visual impact: Metal pylons erected to carry transmission lines from the Salt Creek wind farm stand over standard power poles near the Terang terminal station. Calls by the south-west community for wind farm companies to share transmission lines were difficult to accommodate when new south-west wind farms were … Continue reading Wind Farm Says Sharing Power Lines Sometimes ‘Not Practicable’-2018
19th February 2020 Source: Sky News. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtACa5YksUc Sky News host Chris Kenny says “the renewables zealots have been out there spinning a line that it was renewable energy, solar and wind, that got South Australia through this testing [weather] period”. Mr Kenny said what “saved” South Australia “from blackouts this month” was “a big crank … Continue reading ‘Zealots’ Claim Renewable Energy, Solar & Wind’ Got SA Through January.
POWER companies in Victoria are being forced to pay five times as much for electricity as they did three years ago and are now reliant on other states to keep the lights on.
The Herald Sun can reveal Victoria flipped to taking more electricity from the rest of the country than it was exporting for the first time in 2018-19. It is also now a net importer along with South Australia — a state that has had some of the highest wholesale energy prices in the world in recent years.
Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor said he feared Victoria would face more blackouts this summer.