GE technology chief says days of “relying solely on synchronous generation for everything are over”. In a direct challenge to those who say grid security can only be assured by spinning coal and gas turbines, the world’s biggest provider of energy equipment says wind and solar can do the job just as well.
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Finkel review says wind farms settings cited in reports on South Australia blackout were resolved in Europe a decade ago. So why not Australia?
Malcolm Turnbull joins right wing bloggers in blaming wind energy for last week’s blackout. It seems renewable energy will be sacrificed as Coalition admits Direct Action is a farce, prepares the ground for a baseline and credit scheme. And more gas and more coal.
Record output from wind and hydro in October nearly matches brown coal for first time, as new data highlights how quickly renewables could reduce emissions.
BNEF report says offshore wind LCOE has fallen to a benchmark estimate of $126/MWh on the back of auction programs in Netherlands, Denmark.
SA Waterloo Wind Farm generation boosted by 18% after addition of six new turbines successfully completed.
The mid-west American state of Iowa is rapidly gaining on South Australia, with 36% wind energy, headed to 40% by 2020.
AEMO report into blackout suggests fall in wind output, caused by an easily fixed “self protect” mechanism, was main cause of blackout. But wind industry says catastrophic fall in voltage as transmission lines fell was biggest culprit. And everyone wonders why AEMO had no plan B.
The first of the massive – longest in Australia – wind turbine blades arrive for NSW 175MW White Rock wind farm.