Old-Growth Trees Razed For Wind-Farm Power Lines
Rainforest trees 200 years old have been cleared to make way for a wind farm transmission line in Tasmania’s Tarkine, prompting claims of green “hypocrisy”. Myrtle and sassafras trees were among those felled along a 10.5km corridor widened for transmission…
Wind Farm Ushers In Era Of Renewable Energy In Tasmania
Tasmania is one of the world’s windiest places with average wind speeds of 30 km/h every day. That makes it the ideal place for wind farms, but getting all that electricity to the mainland 350 miles away is a costly concern.