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Australia could, should make wind turbines, says Suzlon chief

Australia could, should make wind turbines, says Suzlon chief

Suzlon Energy’s Tulsi Tanti says making wind turbines in Australia would be a “win-win”, but market must first demonstrate stability, growth.

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Wind energy costs set to continue to decline, according to Berkeley Lab

Wind energy costs set to continue to decline, according to Berkeley Lab

Continued technological advancements are expected to continue reducing the cost of wind energy, according to a new survey of leading wind experts.

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Vattenfall’s bid cuts offshore wind cost 'faster than expected'

Vattenfall’s bid cuts offshore wind cost ‘faster than expected’

Vattenfall’s record breaking bid for two offshore wind farms, RWE splits in half and new milestones for solar.

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Why Craig Kelly should stop parroting Bjorn Lomborg's attack on solar

Why Craig Kelly should stop parroting Bjorn Lomborg’s attack on solar

The attacks on solar by Craig Kelly, the new head of the Coalition’s environment and energy committee, know no bounds, and no facts. Here’s why his claims are rubbish.

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NZ wind producer Tilt Renewables names Melbourne as regional HQ

NZ wind producer Tilt Renewables names Melbourne as regional HQ

Tilt Renewables, the new entity created by a split in assets of NZ utility Trustpower, will be based in Melbourne, with “significant” development plans for Australia.

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New tool calculates renewables output anywhere in the world

New tool calculates renewables output anywhere in the world

Researchers have created an interactive web tool to estimate how much energy could be generated by wind or solar at any global location.

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Utility capital strike on renewables continues as consumers bear the cost

Utility capital strike on renewables continues as consumers bear the cost

Infigen says securing contracts for renewable projects in Australia still very difficult, with obligated parties “simply passing through” higher costs to customers.

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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.