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Tag: "wind energy"

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The Australian takes another pot-shot at wind farms, and misses again

The Australian takes another pot-shot at wind farms, and misses again

Article bemoaning foreign wind farm ownership continues paper’s long anti-wind history – and is, once again, a gross distortion of the facts.

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Interview: AEMO's Zibelman says system black was "wake-up call"

Interview: AEMO’s Zibelman says system black was “wake-up call”

New AEMO Audrey Zibelman in a detailed interview on the challenges and opportunities in the changing energy system, her priorities, the market reforms needed, the lessons learned from the South Australia blackout, and why it was a wake up call for the industry as a whole.

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Graph of the Day: Wind capacity set to nearly double in 5 years

Graph of the Day: Wind capacity set to nearly double in 5 years

Policy initiatives in China, India and Australia to help deliver a near doubling of wind energy capacity within 5 years.

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Saudi Arabia to offer more than 1GW of solar & wind in new tender

Saudi Arabia to offer more than 1GW of solar & wind in new tender

The plans are part of the Saudi Arabia’s recently-announced intention to grow its renewable energy sources and spur development of wind and solar.

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Construction underway on Victoria's 132MW Mt Gellibrand wind farm

Construction underway on Victoria’s 132MW Mt Gellibrand wind farm

Acciona Energy breaks ground on Mt Gellibrand wind farm, a $258m project that was fast-tracked after winning a Victorian government tender.

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Offshore wind costs maintain falling trend in Germany, Denmark, Holland

Offshore wind costs maintain falling trend in Germany, Denmark, Holland

Competitive auctions are causing developers to drop their expectations for government subsidies for off-shore wind projects.

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ERM Power signs PPA for 212MW wind farm in Port Augusta

ERM Power signs PPA for 212MW wind farm in Port Augusta

Lincoln Gap wind farm in Port Augusta SA secures PPA with ERM Power, on same day big solar farm begins construction.

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Murdoch media vs Renewables: Anatomy of a Twitter spat

Murdoch media vs Renewables: Anatomy of a Twitter spat

AEMO’s final report into SA blackout sparks a social media spat between the state’s energy minister and The Australian’s Michael Owen.

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Wind farms could be "core providers" of grid stability, says AEMO

Wind farms could be “core providers” of grid stability, says AEMO

Australia’s wind farms could soon become “core providers” of crucial grid stability services, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator.

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Singapore firm buys more than 300MW Australia wind projects

Singapore firm buys more than 300MW Australia wind projects

Singapore’s Nexif Energy picks up more than 300MW of Australian wind power assets, including late-stage developments Lincoln Gap and Glen Innes.

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EnergyAustralia signs PPA for 113MW wind farm in NSW

EnergyAustralia signs PPA for 113MW wind farm in NSW

Infigen Energy secures PPA with EnergyAustralia to buy 60% of output of proposed 113MW Bodangora wind farm in NSW to 2030.