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World's biggest wind turbines now generating power off UK coast

World’s biggest wind turbines now generating power off UK coast

Thirty-two of the world’s largest wind turbines are up and generating power in new offshore wind project off the UK coast.

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Lunar right go crazy over "genocidal" wind turbines and solar power

Lunar right go crazy over “genocidal” wind turbines and solar power

In Australia, as in the US, the right-wing still doesn’t understand the significance of “clean”, and don’t accept renewables could be cheaper, smarter and more reliable than coal, gas and nuclear plants. And they’re not giving up without a fight, confected moral outrage, and lies.

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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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Port Augusta 375MW solar and wind energy park approved for development

Port Augusta 375MW solar and wind energy park approved for development

DP Energy has been given the green light by SA govt to develop 375MW solar and wind Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park.

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Coalition "fed" dodgy numbers on wind energy to Murdoch media

Coalition “fed” dodgy numbers on wind energy to Murdoch media

South Australia’s conservative opposition said to be source of dodgy numbers behind The Australian’s erroneous front page story on wind energy in the state.

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US study finds properties near wind farm enjoy huge increase in value

US study finds properties near wind farm enjoy huge increase in value

US study finds value of 931 properties surrounding El Paso wind farm increased by $65m in just 15 months.

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World’s largest wind farm study finds sleep disturbances aren't related to turbine noise

World’s largest wind farm study finds sleep disturbances aren’t related to turbine noise

Canadian study found wind turbines produce a maximum of forty six decibels, around the same as a dishwasher.

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Ban new wind turbines? Not if the bar for declaring them safe is impossibly high

Ban new wind turbines? Not if the bar for declaring them safe is impossibly high

How long do we wait for evidence of harm before accepting something is safe?

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How big can wind turbines get?

How big can wind turbines get?

The latest wind turbines have blade tips reaching up as high as the Gherkin in London. Next stop, Eiffel Tower.

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Denmark blows past old wind record

Denmark blows past old wind record

Wind turbines generated 42 percent of demand last year in Denmark, topping the old record of 39 percent from the previous year.

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World's biggest floating wind farm approved in Scotland

World’s biggest floating wind farm approved in Scotland

Norwegian oil giant to build 30MW floating wind farm in North Sea after the world-first project was approved by Scottish government.