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South Australia would face higher electricity bill without wind energy

South Australia would face higher electricity bill without wind energy

New report suggests that South Australia would be paying more for electricity if it did not have wind energy – $133m more a year if all the wind generation was substituted by gas.

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Renewables offer "unrivalled opportunity" to grow rural jobs, economies

Renewables offer “unrivalled opportunity” to grow rural jobs, economies

Climate Council report says renewable energy major driver of economic growth, jobs in rural Australia.

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Engineering group Monadelphous turns to renewables after resources boom ends

Engineering group Monadelphous turns to renewables after resources boom ends

ASX-listed engineering group joins with ZEM Energy to form new company focused on developing large-scale renewables projects in the race to meet the RET.

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Infigen revenue jumps sharply on more wind, higher electricity prices

Infigen revenue jumps sharply on more wind, higher electricity prices

Infigen Energy says big rise in quarterly revenue due mainly to higher merchant electricity prices in South Australia, strong winds and higher LGC prices.

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Today Tonight's misleading report on renewables in South Australia

Today Tonight’s misleading report on renewables in South Australia

Seven’s Today Tonight report into renewable energy included some shocking errors, and it didn’t mention that one of its quoted critics is actually a big supporter of solar energy.

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Do Australian wind turbines all blow at the same time?

Do Australian wind turbines all blow at the same time?

How correlated is the wind output from the various states? And how much will we rely on some form of storage?

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South Australia’s electricity price woes are more due to gas than wind

South Australia’s electricity price woes are more due to gas than wind

South Australia’s wind farms have been blamed for price spikes, but without them the volatility would be even worse.

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Coalition "fed" dodgy numbers on wind energy to Murdoch media

Coalition “fed” dodgy numbers on wind energy to Murdoch media

South Australia’s conservative opposition said to be source of dodgy numbers behind The Australian’s erroneous front page story on wind energy in the state.

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Jobs and growth: "Nothing ugly about wind farms," says Andrews govt

Jobs and growth: “Nothing ugly about wind farms,” says Andrews govt

Victorian Labor underlines support for wind energy development, as a boon to regional economies and a key climate action.

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Wind energy supplied 83% of South Australia's electricity on Monday

Wind energy supplied 83% of South Australia’s electricity on Monday

Wind energy delivered more than two-thirds of South Australia’s electricity over the weekend, and more on Monday.

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Australia wind energy industry turns a corner - thanks to states

Australia wind energy industry turns a corner – thanks to states

A flurry of new contracts from state and territory governments has brought the Australian wind industry back to life. Fast growing French developer Neoen says it is a “great place” to invest, and today switched on the 100MW Hornsdale wind farm.