- Buy a generator and a
- Big supply of petrol.
- Get candles.
- Buy a metho stove.
- Buy (hand) Fans for summer and
- Blankets for winter.
Fire blazes at Lake Hume Power Station (link)
More than 50 firefighters from the Country Fire Authority, Fire and Rescue NSW and the NSW Rural Fire Service were called to the blaze which broke out in a high voltage transformer about 3pm Sunday.
But they were unable to start fighting the fire until just after 5pm, when the transformer at the power plant was shut down.
Eraring Power Station shuts down for repairs (link)
Eraring Power Station will shut down on Sunday for almost three weeks while crews repair boilers damaged last month during a major failure.
On September 8 unit four of the power station tripped out of service because a major steam leak.
This caused an escape of pulverised coal fuel. The incident caused damage to the boiler.
‘‘The units will be out of service for approximately 20 days for inspection subject to the extent of the repairs.’’
Carbon tax factor in Munmorah power station closure (link)THE carbon tax was a factor in the decision to permanently close Munmorah power station with the loss of up to 120 jobs, Delta Electricity said yesterday.
Delta chief executive Greg Everett said the station had not produced electricity since August 2010, when it was put on standby.
‘‘The station’s ageing infrastructure and high maintenance costs mean that it is not economically viable to operate,’’ Mr Everett said.
‘‘The carbon tax further erodes its viability.’’