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Spain nears 50% renewables for first half 2018, led by wind power

Spain nears 50% renewables for first half 2018, led by wind power

Wind, hydro and solar combined to supply 45.8% of Spain’s electricity demand in first six months of 2018.

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Tasmania's Granville Harbour wind farm reaches financial close

Tasmania’s Granville Harbour wind farm reaches financial close

A 112MW wind farm that will deliver a one-third increase to Tasmania’s wind power capacity has reached financial close, after an investment from the CEFC.

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Monash University signs off-take deal with Victorian wind farm

Monash University signs off-take deal with Victorian wind farm

Monash commits to wind offtake deal that brings the university into powerful consortium of corporate buyers, and closer to target of 100% renewables.

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Offshore wind farm Trump tried to kill generates first power

Offshore wind farm Trump tried to kill generates first power

Challenged in court three times by Donald Trump, Vattenfall’s 93.2MW offshore wind farm is now sending power to the Scottish grid.

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Queensland's biggest wind farm approved, may add solar and storage

Queensland’s biggest wind farm approved, may add solar and storage

Queensland government gives development approval to 800MW wind farm – the state’s largest – that could be built with 400MW solar farm and battery storage.

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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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Goldwind begins construction of 144MW Tasmania wind farm

Goldwind begins construction of 144MW Tasmania wind farm

Construction underway on 144MW Cattle Hill Wind Farm, which will boost Tasmania’s wind capacity by 50%.

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Wind farms on track to deliver $10.5bn back to host communities

Wind farms on track to deliver $10.5bn back to host communities

Report finds up to $21.5m a year going directly to host communities through wind farm benefit sharing mechanisms; billions to broader regional economies.

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Google, Apple smash their 100% renewable electricity goals

Google, Apple smash their 100% renewable electricity goals

Within days of each other, Google and Apple both announce they are now matching all of their electricity needs with renewable energy production.

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Crowlands wind farm underway, as ground breaking bulk-buy scheme bears fruit

Crowlands wind farm underway, as ground breaking bulk-buy scheme bears fruit

Ground broken at 80MW Victoria wind farm – fruition of Melbourne project involving 14 universities, cultural institutions, corporations and Councils.

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Cheap wind and solar allows Powershop to cut tariffs to customers

Cheap wind and solar allows Powershop to cut tariffs to customers

Powershop announces 5% price drop for Victorian customers, one month after huge deal to buy three hydro plants, output of solar and wind farms.