Turbine “interaction” ends badly for “inexperienced” Eagle

Brett Lane copped a serve back in January in our post “The ‘tainted’ work of Brett Lane and Associates”. One of Brett’s theories is that birds will learn how to negotiate 50m turbine blades with their tips thundering along at 350 km/h. Apparently they send the best of the best to a place called Miramar […]

Lance Armstrong to head Clean Energy Council

Here at STT we like to be first with the latest on all things windy. So we are pleased to announce the appointment of former world champion cyclist Lance Armstrong as the new CEO of the Clean Energy Council. Outgoing chief executive of the Australian wind energy body David Green welcomed the news. “I’ve barely […]

The ‘tainted’ work of Brett Lane and Associates

One of the wind industry’s most frequently used consultants has a damning track record of producing inaccurate, incomplete and confusing reports. Work undertaken by environmental consultants Brett Lane and Associates has been the subject of repeated criticism in planning panel hearings for almost a decade. But the company continues to be utilised by wind farm […]