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Wind power could improve grid resiliency

Wind power could improve grid resiliency

New study finds wind power can substantially enhance grid resiliency when coupled with appropriate modern plant controls.

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Wind energy surges in China, as demand for coal fades

Wind energy surges in China, as demand for coal fades

China is expected to exceed its target of 100GW wind capacity by 2015 by 30% by the end of 2015.

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Christopher Booker's curiously distorted views on wind power

Christopher Booker’s curiously distorted views on wind power

Climate sceptic Christopher Booker has launched his latest attack on wind power, but the picture he presents of the technology is curiously distorted.

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How to power California with wind, wave, & solar energy

How to power California with wind, wave, & solar energy

New study shows California could convert to an all-renewable energy infrastructure that is both technically and economically feasible.

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Wind power in Denmark half price of coal and gas

Wind power in Denmark half price of coal and gas

Onshore wind power will be cheapest form of new electricity when new turbines become operational in 2016 in Denmark.

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Australia’s first commercial wind farm faces bleak future

Australia’s first commercial wind farm faces bleak future

WA’s Ten Mile Lagoon wind farm facility reached the end of its design life last year with fears that blades and integral parts will not be replaced.

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Abandoning homes due to wind farms: the deep fragrance of factoid

Abandoning homes due to wind farms: the deep fragrance of factoid

It is claimed that “more than 40” families have abandon their homes to become “wind farm refugees”. But who are they?

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Wind share of electricity will more than double by 2018

Wind share of electricity will more than double by 2018

Wind power now supplies about 3% of the world’s electricity, and the signs are good for the next several years.

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How often do wind turbines catch fire? And does it matter?

How often do wind turbines catch fire? And does it matter?

A new report tries to work out how big a problem wind turbines catching fire is, but there’s little data to work with.

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Communities and wind power: What’s the deal?

Communities and wind power: What’s the deal?

Community-owned projects has underpinned renewable energy in Europe and has major potential in Australia.

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$450m Snowtown 2 wind farm to open ahead of schedule

$450m Snowtown 2 wind farm to open ahead of schedule

TrustPower says 270MW Snowtown wind farm to open ahead of schedule, but 2,500MW of wind projects will depend on RET review.