The State’s principal transmission company which transports high voltage power across long distances and to remote areas will face the select committee inquiry into wind farms tomorrow (28 Feb).
ElectraNet will give evidence about the capacity of SA’s transmission network to cope with additional wind farms.
The Country Fire Service will be questioned about the impact of wind turbines on fire-fighting. The restrictions on aerial fire-bombing near turbines has been raised in many of the 150 submissions received by the committee.
Committee chair: David Ridgway
Time and date: Thursday 28 February at 10.30am
Place: Plaza Room, Parliament House, North Terrace.
Witnesses: ElectraNet – Ian Stirling, CEO & Geoff Teitzel, CFO; CFS – Greg Nettleton, Chief Officer
Open to the public: Yes
Contact: David Ridgway 0412 854 055
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