Wind farms ‘to yield job losses’

Original article by Adam Creighton
The Australian – Page: 21-24 : 15-Jul-14

Jeff Dimery, CEO of gas and coal power generation plants operator Alinta Energy, has urged the Australian Government to lower the renewable energy target (RET). He argued that the wind farms being built across the nation with funding linked to the RET were outdated technology, and that a more useful area of investment would be batteries that mean households with solar roof panels can store the electricity they create. Dimery also forecast widespread redundancies at coal mines in Victoria and New South Wales under the RET. It is being reviewed for the Federal Government by business leader Dick Warburton


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