GE to help develop new wind energy system in Australia

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General Electric enters wind power partnership General Electric (GE) has announced that it will be helping develop a large-scale wind energy project in Australia. The company will be working with the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF) in this endeavor. PARF is currently in a partnership with AGL Energy and the Queensland Investment Corporation to expand Australia’s wind energy capacity. The country has become a prominent wind market, largely due to its efforts to expand its use of clean power. New wind farm will power 260,000 homes With its partners, General…

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Suzlon to invest $3 billion in Australian wind energy industry

Suzlon to establish a stronger foothold in Australia Suzlon, a leading renewable energy company, has set its sights on Australia’s wind energy industry. The company has targeted some $3 billion in investments into the country’s wind power sector, which it believes will thrive in the near future. Over the next five years, Suzlon aims to join several other companies that have become involved in Australia’s wind energy industry. Through its upcoming investments, Suzlon hopes to install some 2 gigawatts of wind energy capacity in Australia. Wind energy continues to grow…

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Wind energy industry in Australia is seeing more support from individual states

Australian states are investing more heavily in wind power The wind energy industry is beginning to find more success in Australia. This is largely thanks to the efforts being made by individual states, many of whom are looking to meet new environmental goals. This week, a new 100 megawatt wind farm began operation in South Australia. The wind farm was developed by Neoen and Siemens, both companies that hold a strong position in the wind energy industry. The new wind farm is expected to contribute to South Australia’s continued efforts…

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Wind energy market continues to show promising growth in Australia

Wind power is making impressive progress in Australia Wind energy has been making significant progress in Australia recently and the sector reached a major milestone in May of this year. Pitt & Sherry, an analysis firm, notes that four Australian states have reported record wind power production in May. South Australia, Victoria, New Wales, and Tasmania have all reached a new high in terms of wind production, highlighting the continued growth of the wind energy market in Australia. 3.9 GW of electrical power was produced by wind farms in May…

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Australia reached 3GW of installed wind energy capacity

Country reaches new record in total installed wind power capacity Australia has reached a new milestone when it comes to wind energy capacity. Though the country have been showing less support for renewable energy in recent years due to changes in the government, wind energy has managed to maintain much of its support. New wind projects have emerged over the years and many of these projects reached completion earlier this year, increasing the country’s total installed wind energy capacity by a significant margin. 3GW of total capacity achieved with the…

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Australia’s energy target could be met with wind energy alone

Australia may be able to meet its ambitious renewable energy goals by 2020 with nothing more than wind power There have been concerns that Australia will not be able to meet its renewable energy goals by 2020, but these concerns may be unfounded, according to Windlab, a global wind energy developer. Over the past few years, the country has been working to adopt clean energy more aggressively in order to meet its own sustainability and emissions reduction goals. This year, the Australian government has significantly reduced its support of clean…

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New wind energy record set in Australia

43% of South Australia’s energy needs met through wind power in July Wind energy has reached a new milestone in Australia. South Australia’s wind farms were able to meet 43% of the state’s energy needs during July of this year, according to the Clean Energy Council. Wind power has been gaining momentum in Australia recently as the country looks for ways to distance itself from fossil-fuels and reduce the emissions it produces every year. Though government support for renewable energy has been reduced somewhat, solar and wind are finding a…

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Wind energy record reached in Australia

Australia’s wind energy production hit a new high last week, according to National Electricity Market Australia has reached a new wind energy milestone, according to the country’s National Electricity Market. Powerful winds visiting the country allowed its wind farms to generate more electrical power than ever before for at least one week. The National Energy Market notes that wind power served as the new base load provider, supplying the country’s eastern states with a significant portion of their electrical power for a prolonged period of time. 91% of South Australia’s…

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GE to deliver turbines to wind energy system in Australia

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Wind energy system to take advantage of GE turbines An ambitious wind energy project supported by both Australia and New Zealand is set to receive 58 new turbines that have been developed by General Electric. These turbines are part of the company’s “Brilliant” line and boast of better performance and higher durability than conventional wind energy technologies. The turbines are being delivered to the Boco Rock Wind Farm located in New South Wales, Australia. The Brilliant wind turbines are expected to make the Boco Rock Wind Farm one of the…

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Clean energy drives down the cost of electricity in South Australia

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Clean energy influencing Australian energy market The field of utility energy is beginning to change drastically. As more countries adopt clean energy, the impact this practice is having on the cost of electricity is beginning to be seen around the world. German citizens recently saw the price of energy drop due to the country’s use of wind and solar power. This has also been the case in Texas in the U.S., as well as elsewhere. Now, Australia is seeing the impact that clean energy is having on the price of…

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