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On 28 September 2016, the automatic shutdown of wind turbines in South Australia during a spring storm delivered a statewide ‘system black’.

South Australia’s hapless Premier, Jay Weatherill led the wind industry’s propaganda charge, claiming that the collapse of a couple of power pylons in the state’s mid-North was what done it.

The collapse of a single transmission line could never has caused the collapse of the State’s entire power supply, but that didn’t stand in the way of a good pro-wind power PR story. The rest of the State’s transmission lines remained untroubled by the strong winds.

South Australia’s fleet of whirling wonders, did not fare so well, because they were never designed to. STT’s report on the story was posted before dawn the following day: Another Statewide Blackout: South Australia’s Wind Power Disaster Continues

Predictably, the renewable lobby went ballistic, as did plenty in the mainstream press.

The…

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3 thoughts on “Just Deserts: Wind Power Outfits Sued For Causing South Australia’s Statewide Blackout

  1. nottrampis says:

    not surprisingly this appears to contradict the 2018 report into the incident.
    also not surprisingly you do not appear to understand this.
    The blog is not known for its veracity

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    1. Jim Rose says:

      So the reports of a law suit are false?

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      1. nottrampis says:

        Unsurprisingly you ignore my pots.
        Why have they done nothing about the Melbourne black out of last year where units of the coal fired power station break down , as they always done, under very high temperatures.
        It is noteworthy the only worries AEMO is ONLY worried about blackouts this summer because of this

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