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Tag: "wind energy"

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Nuclear cannot keep up with wind, and solar is coming next

Nuclear cannot keep up with wind, and solar is coming next

Even countries with long-standing nuclear aims are adding wind power much faster, as Brazil, China, and India show. Those interested in the fastest way to mitigate climate change can forget nuclear.

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World’s biggest wind turbine maker waves oil industry goodbye

World’s biggest wind turbine maker waves oil industry goodbye

In another sign that the petroleum era is drawing to a close, Denmark is selling off its last oil company with barely a peep.

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Wind and solar produce three times more energy than IEA admits

Wind and solar produce three times more energy than IEA admits

The IEA energy statistics underestimates the role of wind and solar in the world’s energy mix – by a factor of three. Here’s why.

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Graph of the Day: Higher SA wind output, lower wholesale power prices

Graph of the Day: Higher SA wind output, lower wholesale power prices

Unlike yesterday’s chart on gas, today’s graph shows wind has the opposite effect – more output takes power prices lower.

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Australian wind delivers more record low prices, as private sector piles in

Australian wind delivers more record low prices, as private sector piles in

AGL Energy secures PPA of below $60/MWh for 453MW Coopers Gap Wind Farm, to be built in Queensland by 2019 after reaching financial close Thursday. AGL chief says deal signals private sector’s readiness to invest in Australian renewables – but warns policy certainty still vital.

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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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Study finds storage prices falling faster than PV and wind technologies

Study finds storage prices falling faster than PV and wind technologies

Energy storage projects may bring the cost per kWh of a lithium-ion battery down from $10,000/kWh in the early 1990’s to $100/kWh in 2019, according to a new study.

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Largest wind farm in US is growing in Oklahoma. It’s a sign of the times

Largest wind farm in US is growing in Oklahoma. It’s a sign of the times

$4.5 billion project by American Electric Power (AEP) and wind developer Invenergy, will be largest in US and help key states wean off coal.

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Investors pour $1.5bn into Australian solar and wind energy in Q2

Investors pour $1.5bn into Australian solar and wind energy in Q2

Investment in wind and solar energy in Australia jumped 77 per cent, year-on-year, as part of a major global recovery, says BNEF.

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New back-up rule means end of cheap wind power in South Australia

New back-up rule means end of cheap wind power in South Australia

The ability of wind power to deliver significant price falls in South Australia has been eroded by new rules that require more expensive gas generators to operate at times of high wind output. The days of “negative pricing” may be over.