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Tesla Powerpack battery added to wind turbine at NZ salt factory

Tesla Powerpack battery added to wind turbine at NZ salt factory

In “Australasian first”, 250kW Tesla Powerpack added to 660kw wind turbine, to provide 75 per cent of energy for NZ salt manufacturer.

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GE, Engie to build 119MW wind farm in South Australia

GE, Engie to build 119MW wind farm in South Australia

Engie and GE commit to 119MW wind farm in South Australia, taking confirmed new wind and solar projects in that state to more than 600MW.

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$8 billion offshore wind farm proposed for Victorian waters

$8 billion offshore wind farm proposed for Victorian waters

Melbourne company unveils ambitious plans for 2GW offshore wind farm off Gippsland coast, in what would be an Australian first.

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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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Victorian water plant to go 100% renewable, powered by wind turbine

Victorian water plant to go 100% renewable, powered by wind turbine

Wannon Water says 800kW wind turbine planned for Portland water reclamation plant will significantly reduce energy costs, pass savings on to customers.

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Time-lapse shows 100m wind turbine going up in just one minute

Time-lapse shows 100m wind turbine going up in just one minute

A time lapse video showing construction of a wind turbine at the headquarters of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

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NHMRC pours another $3.3m into wind turbine and health research

NHMRC pours another $3.3m into wind turbine and health research

NHMRC funding of two new, separate studies into the effects of wind turbines on human health has been slammed as “money poured down the drain.”

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China tops global wind turbine rankings as Goldwind beats out GE

China tops global wind turbine rankings as Goldwind beats out GE

Goldwind has become the first Chinese wind turbine maker to top BNEF’s global rankings, knocking out US giant GE for number one spot.

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Wind turbine to generate a different sort of energy – repurposed as children's playground

Wind turbine to generate a different sort of energy – repurposed as children’s playground

The blades of two decommissioned Victorian wind turbines will be used to build a children’s playground in the coastal town of Wonthaggi.

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Melbourne Uni taps CEFC loan to cut power costs, grid dependence

Melbourne Uni taps CEFC loan to cut power costs, grid dependence

University of Melbourne hopes to cut grid electricity use by 8% using CEFC finance to install voltage optimisation technology, solar and wind micro-turbines.

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Rottnest Island to source 45% electricity from solar added to wind turbine

Rottnest Island to source 45% electricity from solar added to wind turbine

Rottnest Island wind turbine that offended Tony Abbott to be combined with solar and smart controls to provide 45% of island’s electricity and clean water.