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EDF Renewables acquires offshore wind project

27 February, 2023

EDF Renewables has acquired the Newcastle Offshore Wind Farm, a floating offshore project under development.

AusNet to connect large wind farm to the grid in Victoria

30 November, 2022

The Golden Plains Wind Farm in Southwest Victoria will be connected to the grid by AusNet — it will power more than 750,000 homes when the project is completed.

Victoria's zoos now powered by 100% renewable energy

02 September, 2021

Healesville Sanctuary is powered by the Crowlands Wind Farm near Ararat, while Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo use 100% GreenPower.

Predicting power generation from wind and solar

15 July, 2021

Machine-learning technology is being used to accurately predict energy generation from wind and solar for integration with the national grid.

Maximising the energy extraction of wind farms

12 July, 2021

How can wind farms maximise the amount of energy extracted from wind?

First turbine installed at Mortlake South Wind Farm

08 December, 2020

A team of skilled personnel has successfully installed the first wind turbine of ACCIONA's Mortlake South Wind Farm project, erecting the installation over a four-day period.

Partnership to expand German wind power

25 June, 2020

Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa has partnered with Max Bögl Wind in a cooperation model set to propel wind power in Germany.

Purpose-built facility sees Flender expand into WA

05 May, 2020

Global mechanical drives supplier Flender plans to expand into Western Australia, announcing a new state-of-the-art facility at the Tonkin Highway Industrial Estate in Bayswater.

Acciona to build huge wind farm complex in Qld

27 March, 2020

Reported to be the largest ever wind farm in Australia, the MacIntyre complex will boost the Queensland Government's decarbonisation strategy, mobilising total investments of $1.96 billion.

HARTING Han 1A industrial connectors

12 September, 2019

HARTING's Han 1A industrial connector series is particularly suitable for sensors, small drives and lighting.

Kazakhstani researchers on track to power trains with wind

27 August, 2019

Researchers from Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan's capital of Nur-Sultan are developing a solution to reduce carbon emissions using the wind generated by moving trains.

Researchers use wake steering to optimise wind farm

07 August, 2019

A study has found that the positioning of wind turbines is critical to optimising the amount of power generated by wind farms.

Firming up the business case for wind-plus-storage solutions

05 June, 2019

The requirements for establishing a wind farm are no longer as simple as 'build in a windy location and connect to the grid'.

Solar and wind farms get funding for forecasting

18 March, 2019

Solar and wind farms will trial providing their own short-term generation forecasts under a new funding initiative.

Alinta to build Western Australia's largest wind farm

05 March, 2019

Alinta Energy has committed to build Western Australia's largest renewable power plant.

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