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Wind energy setting records around the world, can't shake policy uncertainty

Wind energy setting records around the world, can’t shake policy uncertainty

Wind energy had a big year in 2016, particularly in the US and Europe  – yet it still faces an unpredictable policy future.

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Image of the Day: Indigenous art meets SA wind farm

Image of the Day: Indigenous art meets SA wind farm

Indigneous Australian artworks have been added to two of the wind towers at Hornsdale wind farm in SA.

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Finkel: SA wind farm "faults" known, solved in Europe 10 years ago

Finkel: SA wind farm “faults” known, solved in Europe 10 years ago

Finkel review says wind farms settings cited in reports on South Australia blackout were resolved in Europe a decade ago. So why not Australia?

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Waterloo Wind Farm extension complete, boosting capacity to 131MW

Waterloo Wind Farm extension complete, boosting capacity to 131MW

SA Waterloo Wind Farm generation boosted by 18% after addition of six new turbines successfully completed.

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US state of Iowa follows South Australia to 40 per cent wind energy

US state of Iowa follows South Australia to 40 per cent wind energy

The mid-west American state of Iowa is rapidly gaining on South Australia, with 36% wind energy, headed to 40% by 2020.

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Infigen revenue jumps again on big winds, high electricity prices

Infigen revenue jumps again on big winds, high electricity prices

Infigen Energy attributes 56% lift in revenue to strong winds and higher merchant electricity prices in SA and NSW, and higher LGC prices.

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Infigen boss Miles George to retire, at industry and business "high point"

Infigen boss Miles George to retire, at industry and business “high point”

Infigen Energy’s Miles George will retire as managing director at end 2016, but plans to continue in renewables sector, and in role advocating for it.

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Trustpower hits pause on renewables spin-off after SA blackout

Trustpower hits pause on renewables spin-off after SA blackout

Trustpower’s faith in Australian renewables shaken again, as NZ utility delays demerger plans in wake of SA power system failure.

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Australia could, should make wind turbines, says Suzlon chief

Australia could, should make wind turbines, says Suzlon chief

Suzlon Energy’s Tulsi Tanti says making wind turbines in Australia would be a “win-win”, but market must first demonstrate stability, growth.

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Utility capital strike on renewables continues as consumers bear the cost

Utility capital strike on renewables continues as consumers bear the cost

Infigen says securing contracts for renewable projects in Australia still very difficult, with obligated parties “simply passing through” higher costs to customers.

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Solar PV strikes new record low in Chile, first US offshore wind farm completed

Solar PV strikes new record low in Chile, first US offshore wind farm completed

The solar PV cost reduction spiral reached its lowest point yet at an auction in Chile last week, where a Spanish developer won contracts to sell power from a solar plant high in the Andes for $29.10/MWh.