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Tag: "wind energy"

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Just how badly is wind energy curtailed in South Australia?

Just how badly is wind energy curtailed in South Australia?

South Australia shows surprisingly little curtailment of wind energy, even though its output can reach 120% of demand at times.

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Solar PV and wind on track to replace all coal, oil and gas within two decades

Solar PV and wind on track to replace all coal, oil and gas within two decades

Solar PV and wind power are rapidly getting cheaper and more abundant – so much so that they are on track to entirely supplant fossil fuels worldwide within two decades.

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UK wind farms deliver record 37% of nation's electricity

UK wind farms deliver record 37% of nation’s electricity

Strong winds and offshore wind farms helped deliver record 39.6% of UK electricity on Sunday morning.

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Climate change no threat to cheap wind power – except in Sunshine State

Climate change no threat to cheap wind power – except in Sunshine State

Study finds wind power set to become more productive and cheaper in Australia’s southern states, even with climate change. Queensland, however, might want to focus on solar.

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Tamil Nadu is India’s model for low-cost renewables

Tamil Nadu is India’s model for low-cost renewables

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu capable of doubling its wind energy capacity by 2027 and increasing its solar capacity six-fold.

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GE Renewable Energy appoints Steve Oswald to lead its wind business in Australia & New Zealand

GE Renewable Energy appoints Steve Oswald to lead its wind business in Australia & New Zealand

GE Renewable Energy has announced the appointment of Steven Oswald as the new Country Executive for the Wind business in Australia & New Zealand. Further, David Lian has been promoted to Head of Sales for Wind in Australia and New Zealand.

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Wind turbine collapse under investigation at Antarctic research centre

Wind turbine collapse under investigation at Antarctic research centre

One of two wind turbines that help to power Australia’s Mawson research station in Antarctica has partially collapsed.

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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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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.