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Waterloo wind farm extension set to begin, using Australian-made turbine towers

Waterloo wind farm extension set to begin, using Australian-made turbine towers

Work to increase EnergyAustraila’s Waterloo wind farm to a capacity of 130MW will start this month, with local SA company Keppel Prince to supply six new turbine towers.

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Royal Society for Protection of Birds install new wind turbine at HQ

Royal Society for Protection of Birds install new wind turbine at HQ

RSPB in the UK last week announced a renewable energy project for the charity to offset its contributions to climate change.

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Denmark blows past old wind record

Denmark blows past old wind record

Wind turbines generated 42 percent of demand last year in Denmark, topping the old record of 39 percent from the previous year.

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New low for wind energy costs: Morocco tender averages $US30/MWh

New low for wind energy costs: Morocco tender averages $US30/MWh

Morocco attracts average bids of $US30/MWh from tender for 850MW wind energy tender, with one project at record low of around $US25/MWh.

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Brazil forecasts jump in wind and solar investments as hydro wanes

Brazil forecasts jump in wind and solar investments as hydro wanes

Wind and solar power capacity expected to increase to as much as 11.6% and 3.7% of the energy mix as part of a new 10-year energy expansion plan in Brazil.

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SA wind farm delivers 'cheapest wind energy ever procured' in Australia

SA wind farm delivers ‘cheapest wind energy ever procured’ in Australia

The 100MW Hornsdale wind farm – first winner in 2nd round of ACT renewable energy auctions – has set a record low price for renewable energy.

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Australia's right wing media declares new war on wind and solar

Australia’s right wing media declares new war on wind and solar

Conservative media in Australia targeting wind and solar generation in what might be last roll of the dice for incumbent fossil fuel industry.

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Donald Trump loses fight to stop a wind farm in Scotland from being built

Donald Trump loses fight to stop a wind farm in Scotland from being built

Donald Trump may be leading in the GOP primary polls in the U.S., but he just lost a major battle in the U.K.

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China state-owned companies become major players in Australia wind industry

China state-owned companies become major players in Australia wind industry

China’s State Power Investment Corporation snaps up Pacific Hydro for $3bn, reportedly eyeing further Australian renewables assets.

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Solar stars as NSW passes halfway mark on Renewable Energy Action Plan

Solar stars as NSW passes halfway mark on Renewable Energy Action Plan

NSW Renewable Energy Action Plan Annual Report reveals 12 of 24 goals completed, nine more progressed. NSW now generates more electricity from solar than from the Snowy Hydro Scheme.

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Wind win for Qld, as Hunt signs off on 180MW Mt Emerald project

Wind win for Qld, as Hunt signs off on 180MW Mt Emerald project

After years in the pipeline, the 180MW Mt Emerald wind farm near Cairns has gained approval from the federal government.