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Tag: "wind energy"

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Liberal energy minister likes wind energy, supports new wind farm

Liberal energy minister likes wind energy, supports new wind farm

The minister for energy in Tasmania’s Liberal government says he hopes RET legislation will bring wind industry certainty, lead to development of new projects – and the installation of a second Bass Strait inter-connector cable.

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How much does wind energy cost? Debunking the myths

How much does wind energy cost? Debunking the myths

Are renewables pushing up the cost of electricity? That’s the claim made by Alan Moran in an opinion piece for the Australian Financial Review this week.

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Things we learned this week about Abbott's wind turbine syndrome

Things we learned this week about Abbott’s wind turbine syndrome

Abbott is not listening to the Pope, or scientists, about climate science or wind farms. But he is listening to IPA and other long term anti-wind activists. IPA even gives a “how to” guide for Catholics to ignore Pope Francis. Meanwhile, Hunt says it’s all about pushing big solar.

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Abbott promises to Do Something about wind turbines

Abbott promises to Do Something about wind turbines

Fate of Austalia’s RET in balance once again as Abbott vows to appoint wind commissioner, listen to Senate inquiry, and have CEFC push big solar.

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Communities are taking renewable power into their own hands

Communities are taking renewable power into their own hands

Community energy is one of the answers could be one of the answers to the current energy transition.

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Paris climate pledges extend carbon budget by …. 8 months

Paris climate pledges extend carbon budget by …. 8 months

Key IEA report says climate pledges have so far fallen short, extending carbon budget by just 8 months. It has key message for Australia: coal consumption must peak before 2020, Australia’s inefficient coal fleet must be phased out, and wind and solar will underpin new investment to meet climate targets.

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Coalition looks to push solar instead of wind in revised RET

Coalition looks to push solar instead of wind in revised RET

Abbott government looking to accelerate large scale solar to appease Coaliton hatred of wind farms. Using CEFC to lower cost of finance is one option.

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GE launches digital wind farm to make renewables more efficient

GE launches digital wind farm to make renewables more efficient

GE launches “a dynamic, connected, and adaptable wind energy ecosystem” intended to boost a wind farm’s energy production by 20%.

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Wind energy breaks records, and gains support, in UK

Wind energy breaks records, and gains support, in UK

January another bumper month for the wind industry in the UK, and wind energy is also getting increased public support.

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Chile's mines set hot pace on renewables - Australia should take note

Chile’s mines set hot pace on renewables – Australia should take note

Chile is now emerging as the southern hemisphere’s renewable energy giant, so what can we learn from our Pacific neighbours?

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Super-conductor turbines could slash Australian wind energy costs

Super-conductor turbines could slash Australian wind energy costs

New superconductor-powered wind turbines which are reportedly 1000 times more efficient than current models could hit Australian shores within five years.