ScottishPower claims a “world first” by using power from Dersalloch wind farm to reenergise a blacked-out section of the power grid.
Legislation to fast-track the development of a 226 turbine wind farm within exotic pine plantations in Queensland has passed through state parliament.
Global gold miner says it’s looking to “bolt-on” renewables at more of its Western Australian mining operations, including the addition of wind turbines at Granny Smith.
Australia currently has 28 large-scale wind farms under construction or financially committed with a total capacity of 5GW and 4200 peak construction jobs.
GE Renewable Energy says mitigating Covid-19 impact on its enormous wind generation supply chain a top focus, with a hit to cashflow and profits already factored in for Q1.
GE’s 12MW Haliade-X prototype installed at the Port of Maasvlakte-Rotterdam in the Netherlands has started generating and selling power to local utility Eneco.
United Kingdom wind power sets new record, allowing some households to get paid for using energy under innovative scheme to switch demand.
Seven projects with combined wind, solar capacity of 271MW awarded at average cost of $A3.33/MWh – prices so low they accounted for only 61% of the tender’s allocated budget.
Regulator’s accusations against wind farm operators is directly contradicted by AEMO. Market is stunned by court action and wondering what is going on.
How do Queensland’s wind resources fit with the rest of Australia’s? There’s not much data out there yet, but what there is is encouraging.