Powerlines and potatoes: the renewable energy transmission project causing angst in central Victoria 2nd May,2022 By Tim McGlone, The Guardian Source: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/may/02/powerlines-and-potatoes-the-renewable-energy-transmission-project-causing-angst-in-central-victoria In the central highlands north-west of Melbourne, farmers are fighting plans to install 85-metre towers through their properties Many different handmade signs can be seen along properties in Victoria’s Blampied, but they send … Continue reading Powerlines & Potatoes
"We in the regions want the people of Melbourne to have renewable energy, but it doesn't have to be at our cost by ripping up our beautiful land."-Ms Muir.
AusNet's offer of $200K for high voltage transmission lines sparks landholder outrage 10th November, 2021 By Laura Mayers and Nicole Chvastek, ABC Ballarat Source; https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-11-10/ausnet-landowner-outrage-despite-200000-dollar-per-tower/100608244 The community is angry about plans to run high-voltage powerlines through Western Victoria.(Supplied: Moorabool and Central Highlands Power Alliance) AusNet has released its compensation plan for landowners willing to give … Continue reading Outrage at AusNet $200,000 Offer
21st October, 2021 By Andrew bolt, Skynews https://www.skynews.com.au/opinion/andrew-bolt/environmental-downside-to-solar-and-wind-farms/video/5771f17d09e8c9cdf4ffe44f2583de64 NSW One Nation leader Mark Latham says there is an “environmental downside” to solar and wind farms. “Both solar and wind farms eat up vast tracts of land, the wind farms have an environmental cost in destroying prime agricultural land, and destroying millions of birds around the … Continue reading Environmental Downside To Solar & Wind Farms
Global green energy hub in WA knocked back over toxic ‘dead zone’ risk 21st June, 2021 By Emma Young, The Sydney Morning Herald Source: https://www.smh.com.au/environment/conservation/global-green-energy-hub-in-wa-knocked-back-over-toxic-dead-zone-risk-20210621-p582w8.html Renewable energy advocates have criticised the federal government’s rejection of one of the world’s most ambitious green energy projects in north-west Western Australia, despite potentially catastrophic impacts for a globally … Continue reading Toxic ‘Dead Zone’ Risk
A Madison County, Iowa, Cardiologist’s Investigation and Response to Industrial Wind Turbines in the Rural Residential Countryside Regarding Concerns of Adverse Health Effects And,Exploration of the Relevant Accompanying Larger Issues W. Ben Johnson, M.D.December 7, 2020 Johnson-health-effects-201207Download 'Seemingly simple and intuitively harmless in design and implementation, when placed too close to human habitation, serious problems … Continue reading Cardiologist’s Investigation and Response To Industrial Wind Turbines
"The collateral damage experienced by innocent farmers and residents throughout the Moyne Shire will only become evident once more people realise the bad decision that was made to actually turn our beautiful agricultural, rural and coastal shire into a wind farm industrial zone," -Viva-Lyn Lenehan
More than $10B spent on renewables a ‘huge albatross around the neck’ of Australia 23rd August, 2020, Dr Alan Moran on Sky News Source: https://www.skynews.com.au/details/_6183754851001 On average, Australia is spending $13 billion trying to get rid of coal and trying to interject renewable energy in the electricity market, according to economist Alan Moran. The Australian … Continue reading More Than $10B Spent On Renewables
Identifying Birds' Collision Risk with Wind Turbines Using a Multidimensional Utilization Distribution Method- Sam Khosravifard, Andrew K. Skidmore, Babak Naimi, Valentijn Venus, Antonio R. Muñoz, Albertus G. Toxopeus Source: Full document Published 27th January 2020 https://wildlife.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wsb.1056 Abstract Renewable energy plays a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. However, the expansion of wind farms has … Continue reading Identifying Birds’ Collision Risk With Wind Turbines
"...brolgas are not breeding within 5km of wind farms in Victoria."- Hamish Cumming.