Tasmania Fire Service called out to Woolnorth Wind farm 31st October, 2021 By Molly Appleton, The Advocate Source; https://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/7491486/crews-work-to-extinguish-wind-turbine-fire/ Woolnorth Wind Farm. Picture: File Firefighters were called out to extinguish a wind turbine fire at 1.50pm on Sunday. A Tasmania Fire Service spokesperson said a 60 metre wind turbine had caught fire at Woolnorth Wind … Continue reading Tricky Scene At Woolnorth Wind Farm
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Efforts To Pool Wind Farm Funds Launched
8th April, 2021 Source: By Terang Express Maximise spending: Former Moyne Shire councillor Colin Ryan, RE-Alliance representatives Tony Goodfellow and Lucy Allen, and local Mick Murphy OAM have floated the idea of pooling wind farm funding streams in to one fund to maximise investment in big ticket programs and assets. Moyne residents have been encouraged … Continue reading Efforts To Pool Wind Farm Funds Launched
Foreign Investment Raising Concerns
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
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.