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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Competitive auctions are causing developers to drop their expectations for government subsidies for off-shore wind projects.
Lincoln Gap wind farm in Port Augusta SA secures PPA with ERM Power, on same day big solar farm begins construction.
AEMO’s final report into SA blackout sparks a social media spat between the state’s energy minister and The Australian’s Michael Owen.
Australia’s wind farms could soon become “core providers” of crucial grid stability services, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator.
Singapore’s Nexif Energy picks up more than 300MW of Australian wind power assets, including late-stage developments Lincoln Gap and Glen Innes.
CSIRO says no technical barriers to 100% renewables, and levels of up to 30% should be considered “trivial” as other energy experts reject conservative attachment to “baseload” fossil fuels.
Wind power has briefly supplied 52.1% of total power generation on a US grid connecting 14 south-western states – a new record for North America.
Wind energy had a big year in 2016, particularly in the US and Europe – yet it still faces an unpredictable policy future.