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Without old power station we’d be 'stuffed': ETU

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The noisy Ron Goodin power station on the edge of the posh Golfcourse Estate is still essential for keeping the lights on in Alice Springs, writes Dave “Strawbs” Hayes, ETU NT Organiser.

 

UPDATE April 24: Statement from Territory Generation.

The power struggle: Schedule for new generators contested

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An agreement between Territory Generation and the Electrical Trades Union is still far from reality on issues of supply reliability, remote control from Darwin of the operations and scheduling the shut-down of the Ron Goodin power station near the centre of Alice Springs. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. IMAGE from a TGen brochure sent to Alice households after disclosures in the Alice Springs News Online about ongoing concerns over blackouts.

 

UPDATE July 13, 12:20pm from the Power and Water Corporation.

 

Electricity union predicts more blackouts

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The ETU fears supply security will be at risk and half the local Territory Generation staff will lose their jobs when the controversial $75m Owen Springs power station comes on stream. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

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