Pacific Hydro, Neon fined A$1.6 million for rule breaches

PACIFIC Hydro and Neoen have been ordered to pay A$1.6 million in fines for breaching the National Electricity Rules by failing to seek approval for critical system settings in their wind farms in South Australia that contributed to a state-wide blackout in 2016.

Pacific Hydro, Neon fined A$1.6 million for rule breaches Pacific Hydro, Neon fined A$1.6 million for rule breaches Pacific Hydro, Neon fined A$1.6 million for rule breaches Pacific Hydro, Neon fined A$1.6 million for rule breaches Pacific Hydro, Neon fined A$1.6 million for rule breaches

Severe weather conditions caused transmission lines to be damaged during the storm on September 28, 2016, causing voltage disturbances, with roughly 850,000 electricity customers losing power that