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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.

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Victoria sidesteps utilities in deal for two new wind farms

Victoria sidesteps utilities in deal for two new wind farms

Two new wind farms to be built in Victoria after winning state tender and side-stepping utility capital strike on large scale renewables.

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The new multi-rotor wind turbine: 3 blades good, 12 blades better

The new multi-rotor wind turbine: 3 blades good, 12 blades better

New wind turbine design likely to encounter some headwinds, adding a new level of aesthetic concern to the issues faced by tall wind turbines.

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Hornsdale wind farm secures financial close for second 100MW stage

Hornsdale wind farm secures financial close for second 100MW stage

Neoen secures long-term debt financing package for second 100MW stage of 105-turbine Hornsdale wind farm.