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Largest wind farm in US is growing in Oklahoma. It’s a sign of the times

Largest wind farm in US is growing in Oklahoma. It’s a sign of the times

$4.5 billion project by American Electric Power (AEP) and wind developer Invenergy, will be largest in US and help key states wean off coal.

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Investors pour $1.5bn into Australian solar and wind energy in Q2

Investors pour $1.5bn into Australian solar and wind energy in Q2

Investment in wind and solar energy in Australia jumped 77 per cent, year-on-year, as part of a major global recovery, says BNEF.

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New back-up rule means end of cheap wind power in South Australia

New back-up rule means end of cheap wind power in South Australia

The ability of wind power to deliver significant price falls in South Australia has been eroded by new rules that require more expensive gas generators to operate at times of high wind output. The days of “negative pricing” may be over.

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Tilt Renewables pushes go button on 54MW Victoria wind farm

Tilt Renewables pushes go button on 54MW Victoria wind farm

Tilt Renewables says will push ahead with 54MW Salt Creek wind farm in Victoria, and will go “merchant” without a power purchase agreement.

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China province powered by renewable energy only for 7 days

China province powered by renewable energy only for 7 days

State Grid Corporation of China is conducting a trial to supply all of Qinghai Province with hydro, wind and solar only for 7 consecutive days

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DONG Energy to integrate battery storage into Burbo Bank offshore wind farm

DONG Energy to integrate battery storage into Burbo Bank offshore wind farm

Danish wind energy giant DONG Energy plans to integrate a self-proclaimed “first of its kind wind power and battery hybrid system” to off shore wind farm.

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Battery storage paired with wind farm in ground-breaking Spanish trial

Battery storage paired with wind farm in ground-breaking Spanish trial

A world first hybrid renewables trial, pairing a grid-connected wind farm with lithium-ion battery storage and energy management software, has been switched on by Acciona.

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China's Goldwind offers free wind power training for coal miners

China’s Goldwind offers free wind power training for coal miners

Wyoming is where the majority of American coal comes from, but its also one of the best suited states for wind energy.

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AEMO receiving huge increase in enquiries for wind and solar projects

AEMO receiving huge increase in enquiries for wind and solar projects

Australian Energy Market Operator says enquiries for new wind and solar projects up sharply in recent months, based on economics, not environment.

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EU energy auctions yield record low onshore wind prices

EU energy auctions yield record low onshore wind prices

Two recent EU renewable energy auctions in Germany and Spain have yielded not only significant interest in onshore wind power, but record low prices.

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The Australian takes another pot-shot at wind farms, and misses again

The Australian takes another pot-shot at wind farms, and misses again

Article bemoaning foreign wind farm ownership continues paper’s long anti-wind history – and is, once again, a gross distortion of the facts.