|

Lightning hits turbine

A TURBINE at the Wonthaggi wind farm was reportedly hit by lightning yesterday (Wednesday).

A blade was damaged.

Direct hit: the turbine hit by lightning at Wonthaggi. Photo: Mario Chapman.

Wind farm critic Andrew Chapman called for a safety audit to be undertaken of the wind farm, built in 2005-06.

Short URL: http://thestar.com.au/?p=3183

Posted by on Mar 22 2012. Filed under Featured, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Recently Commented

  • brad: Hi Robbie. Would you like your comments to run as a letter to the editor too? If so, we just need your full...
  • robbiemc: The local council should not be wasting ratepayers money to build a rail trail. And more to the point there...
  • tomcummings: The harm caused in our communities by poker machines is well known and well understood, yet the...
  • gigamax1: Ok , so now Wonthaggi SLSC is going to want the same funding. These clubs are within 1 kilometre of each...
  • 01jk: Just wondering what sort of chicken do little warriors eat? Straight from their own coop? Or those which...