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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Indigneous Australian artworks have been added to two of the wind towers at Hornsdale wind farm in SA.
Finkel review says wind farms settings cited in reports on South Australia blackout were resolved in Europe a decade ago. So why not Australia?
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.
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.
Trustpower’s faith in Australian renewables shaken again, as NZ utility delays demerger plans in wake of SA power system failure.
Suzlon Energy’s Tulsi Tanti says making wind turbines in Australia would be a “win-win”, but market must first demonstrate stability, growth.
Infigen says securing contracts for renewable projects in Australia still very difficult, with obligated parties “simply passing through” higher costs to customers.
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.