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Wind power prices have plummeted again in Germany

Wind power prices have plummeted again in Germany

The predicted price of onshore wind in Germany is now half the EU’s projections for 2030, following an auction in Germany this week.

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First turbine erected at Mount Emerald Wind Farm

First turbine erected at Mount Emerald Wind Farm

Ratch Australia Corporation announced the completion of the first wind turbine at the Mount Emerald Wind Farm near Walkamin today after the three 16 tonne blades, each 57m long, were positioned in place atop a 90-metre tower.

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ICO and ACCIONA sign a loan agreement for 75 million Australian dollars to finance the construction of a wind farm in Australia

ICO and ACCIONA sign a loan agreement for 75 million Australian dollars to finance the construction of a wind farm in Australia

The new wind farm, which will come on stream in the second semester of 2018, has a total capacity of 132MW. The electricity generated by the facility will all be sold in the wholesale market.

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Cattle Hill wind farm connection agreement finalised

Cattle Hill wind farm connection agreement finalised

The Connection Agreement sets out the terms and conditions through which the wind farm is able to successfully connect to TasNetworks’ transmission network and is another key step in paving the way for the construction of the 144MW wind farm.

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Wind farm researchers found to have no human ethics approval

Wind farm researchers found to have no human ethics approval

A new research paper into the health impacts of wind farms has raised serious concerns over academic credibility.

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Graph of the Day: Victoria nears 50% renewables over weekend

Graph of the Day: Victoria nears 50% renewables over weekend

Hot and windy Spring weather saw Victorian solar and wind power generate enough to meet to 44.6 per cent of local demand on Sunday.

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Video: Jeff Bezos launches Amazon’s biggest wind farm – from 300 feet

Video: Jeff Bezos launches Amazon’s biggest wind farm – from 300 feet

Amazon Wind Farm Texas is the company’s biggest yet. To celebrate, CEO Jeff Bezos videoed himself christening it from on high.

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Australia wind and solar power overtake gas in September

Australia wind and solar power overtake gas in September

Not long ago, energy market modellers thought we’d be building gas turbines everywhere to hit our emissions targets. How quickly things change.

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Victoria attracts another wind farm proposal

Victoria attracts another wind farm proposal

Australian outfit Synergy Wind has proposed building a 34 turbine wind farm in Victoria’s south-east.

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Sapphire Wind Farm seeks community investors in possible Australian first

Sapphire Wind Farm seeks community investors in possible Australian first

Sapphire Wind Farm developer calls on community investors to take shares in what will be NSW biggest wind farm.

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Mount Emerald Wind Farm reaches major construction milestone

Mount Emerald Wind Farm reaches major construction milestone

Construction at the $360 million Mount Emerald Wind Farm near Mareeba reached an important milestone last week when the first of 53 turbine foundations was put in place.