Tag Archives: Hazelwood

AGL chief, coal closure inevitable but painful

Mainly a scare about price rises, despite renewables bringing prices down. If only Hazelwood had paid more than next to nothing for coal and nothing for pollution damage, prices would definitely decrease.  Lest we forget, it was John Howard who divisionalised, corporatised, federalised and privatised … Continue reading

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Charges laid following EPA investigation into Hazelwood mine fire

Companies charged are: National Power Australia Investments Limited Hazelwood Pacific Pty Ltd Australian Power Partners B.V. Hazelwood Churchill Pty Ltd. These charges allege that, as a result of the fire, the atmosphere in the region of the mine was so … Continue reading

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French owners facing court over Hazelwood mine fire

Now court proceedings, say no more >more>TheAge

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$41B to fossil fuels as cost renewables attacked

..cost of renewable energy.against. current energy supply, largely coal dominated, may also be costing us…The policy wonks at the International Monetary Fund have been trying to shed some light on that in recent times. Back in May they released a paper projecting that this year the … Continue reading

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Look out Beijing – Haze-lwood catching up

This pic has Haze-lwood on the horizon, so you can see what health hazard we inflict on our neighbours in La Trobe Valley when we don’t bother to buy clean electricity.

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Australia’s ‘dirtiest’ power station considers ‘clean energy’ biomass burning option

with Hazelwood…little change…to burn wood….evidence… already accredited…from native forests for generation of renewable energy certificates…(and only pay $0.0588/MWh royalty for brown coal, Robber Barons)…majority-owner, GDF Suez, controlled by French company Engie…well versed in biomass technology overseas…spent 125 million euros ($184 … Continue reading

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