This Bill is about people, about communities, about people’s health

EXTRACT FROM HANSARD, 28TH February 2013 Australian Federal Parliament BILLS:   Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment (Excessive Noise from Wind Farms) Bill 2012, Second Reading Senator MADIGAN (Victoria) (11:11): I rise to speak to the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment (Excessive Noise from Wind Farms) Bill 2012, introduced by me and Senator Xenophon. This bill does not actually […]

Did two senior wind energy executives just lie to the Australian Senate?

Parliamentary staffers in Canberra are investigating whether senior wind farm company executives have lied to two Senate inquiries. A source told STT Senate staff had received complaints about the testimony given in 2011 and 2012. Andrew Thomson of Acciona (left) and Jonathan Upson of Infigen Energy (right) both testified their companies’ turbine host contracts did […]

Liberal tilts at expensive wind mills

Angus Taylor at a property near Gunning in NSW . . . he says the renewable energy target scheme is inefficient Photo: Rob Homer Source: AFR Australian Financial Review February 26, 2013 By Mathew Dunckley and Marcus Priest A star business recruit to the Liberal Party is trying to convince the Coalition to reduce its support for […]