The latest quotable claim by anti-wind lobbyists is that 1 in 20 wind turbines worldwide are permanently inactive. It’s wrong, as usual.
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Independent assessment of Australia’s biggest wind farm finds it is operating well within the state’s strict limitations on noise.
Petition calls on Vic Premier to amend wind laws. China taking climate lead; power privatisation flawed; ice manufacturer wins PV grant, Virgin considers ‘bio-port’.
Ted Baillieu was a one-man show, erecting roadblocks for the wind energy industry. His resignation could remove some of those roadblocks, but his legacy remains, with a tribunal implying it may be prepared to reject a wind farm because of ‘psychological’ impacts.
Hoping to broaden ownership in proposed rural wind farm, four local groups joined South Dakota Wind Partners to bring local investors to the mix.
Why are Australian utilities dragging their heals on commissioning new wind farms? Infigen Energy CEO Miles George gives his side of the story, plus the latest on the planned 35MW solar PV farm, why wind speeds have slipped at Capital, and the ongoing fight against anti-wind campaigners.
Study finds US grid could quit coal, close a quarter of its nuclear plants and rely on renewables for the bulk of its electricity generation.
A series of graphs that show how wind, solar and other renewables will push coal and gas out of the Australian energy market.
The Infigen Energy managing director says wind farms need to be commissioned soon to ensure the Renewable Energy Target is met. He expects solar PV to play a significant role, and is excited about the opportunities of battery storage and combining this with wind and solar.
Oil giant to sell wind energy business, focus on fossil fuels. Plus: 49-nation group of Least Developed Countries agrees to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
A report by the EPA in South Australia dismisses “myth” around infrasound levels from wind farms, says CEC.
South Australia Premier says wind investment ‘vital’ to state. Investors eye wind farms in SA, NSW; Hydro Tas extends King Island wind farm survey.
The Grattan Institute’s study into Australia’s energy future canvasses seven technologies that could help deliver an 80 per cent reduction in emissions by 2050 – wind, solar PV, solar thermal, geothermal, CCS, nuclear and bio-energy. And then there is the grid, and it’s need to be smart and play fair, and not just favour the incumbent coal and gas plants.
Belgium is planning to construct an island in the North Sea for the sole purpose storing wind energy.