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Tag: "wind energy"

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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.

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US study finds properties near wind farm enjoy huge increase in value

US study finds properties near wind farm enjoy huge increase in value

US study finds value of 931 properties surrounding El Paso wind farm increased by $65m in just 15 months.

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Planning approval given for 11MW solar plant next to existing wind farm

Planning approval given for 11MW solar plant next to existing wind farm

Chinese giant Goldwind wins planning approval to build 11MW solar plant next to wind farm it co-owns near Crookwell, NSW.

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Barnaby Joyce sitting uncomfortably on renewable energy boom

Barnaby Joyce sitting uncomfortably on renewable energy boom

As Barnaby Joyce answers awkward questions about his support of wind farms, renewables look like becoming the number one growth industry of his electorate.

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Australia's big energy switch: from coal and gas to wind and solar

Australia’s big energy switch: from coal and gas to wind and solar

Australia’s electricity mix to shift rapidly from coal and gas to wind and solar, predicts Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Households play a critical role, but the key to their scenario may be the success of the current renewable energy target.

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Origin sells 30MW NSW wind farm for $72m

Origin sells 30MW NSW wind farm for $72m

Origin Energy inks deal to sell 30MW Cullerin Range Wind Farm to DUET Group subsidiary for $72m, as part of $800m asset divestment program.

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Solar and wind costs predicted to plunge by 60% by 2025

Solar and wind costs predicted to plunge by 60% by 2025

IRENA report predicts average costs of solar and wind could plunge by up to 60% by 2025, molten salt storage by up to half.

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Victoria aims for 40% renewables by 2025, to add 5,400MW wind and solar

Victoria aims for 40% renewables by 2025, to add 5,400MW wind and solar

Victorian govt to use reverse auctions to reach 40% renewable energy by 2025, underlining the policy divide between Labor and conservative governments. The target will require 5,400MW of new wind and solar capacity to be built in less than a decade.

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Interview: Lily D'Ambrosio on Victoria's 40% renewable energy target

Interview: Lily D’Ambrosio on Victoria’s 40% renewable energy target

Victoria energy minister answers questions about state’s newly announced 40% renewable energy target for 2025.

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Germany slows down energy transition and pushes back citizen energy

Germany slows down energy transition and pushes back citizen energy

Last Wednesday, the German cabinet finalised details of its updated energy plan. An astonishingly wide range of commenters agree on one thing: it’s bad”

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Solar and wind energy's stunning cost falls to continue

Solar and wind energy’s stunning cost falls to continue

BNEF says solar to continue “precipitous” cost fall, and solar and wind will be cheaper than coal and gas by 2027, beginning relegation of fossil fuels to role of expensive back-up to cheap renewables – until battery storage takes that market away too.