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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.

Lincoln Gap Wind Farm powers up

28 February, 2019

The Lincoln Gap Wind Farm is one step closer to producing clean, renewable power after successful substation energisation.

Vestas and Marand partner for wind turbine manufacture

20 February, 2019

Vestas has partnered with Geelong-based manufacturing company Marand Precision Engineering to establish a wind turbine manufacturing facility.

Dundonnell Wind Farm project reaches financial close

15 November, 2018

AusNet Services has been appointed to help connect the 336 MW Dundonnell Wind Farm, which recently reached financial close, to the National Energy Market.

Large-scale wind power would cause warming in the US

05 October, 2018

Large-scale wind power generation would warm the Continental United States 0.24°C because wind turbines redistribute heat in the atmosphere, according to new research.

Monash buys electricity rights for Murra Warra Wind Farm

10 July, 2018

Monash University has signed an off-take agreement with the Murra Warra Wind Farm in Western Victoria to help meet its target of achieving net zero emissions by 2030.

Blades now turning at Mt Gellibrand Wind Farm

25 June, 2018

As the wind turbines come online, energy production will ramp up to around 66 MW in July and the full 132 MW capacity in August.

Construction begins on Stockyard Hill Wind Farm

19 June, 2018

The Stockyard Hill Wind Farm is being developed by Goldwind and will see 149 turbines provide 530 MW of clean energy to power homes across Victoria and beyond.

'Windiness dashboard' set to benefit wind energy industry

24 January, 2018

Students from the University of Bristol will be involved in a new initiative from Lloyd's Register — to develop and improve wind speed analysis and data through the company's 'windiness dashboard'.

First stage financed for Lincoln Gap Wind Farm

20 November, 2017

Nexif Energy has reached financial close for the first stage of the Lincoln Gap Wind Farm — one of Australia's largest private sector-initiated and -owned grid battery systems not underwritten by a government contract or funded by government grants.

Reaping the rewards of wind energy with Tanya Jackson

12 September, 2017

Tanya Jackson — a key coordinator of the recently established Ararat Wind Farm — believes that although Australia lags behind the rest of the world when it comes to utilising renewable energy, our increasing desire to access renewable resources should see Australia become a global leader in the field.

Wind power and battery storage for NZ salt plant

10 August, 2017

Tesla Powerpack with wind generation will soon be switched on at a salt manufacturing factory at Lake Grassmere, at the top of New Zealand's South Island.

Ararat Wind Farm fully switched on

27 June, 2017

The Ararat Wind Farm was officially opened today in a special ceremony attended by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D'Ambrosio.

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