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18/04/2012 - 15:29

 

More than a quarter of South Australia's electricity was generated by wind last year, up from 18 per cent in 2010.

The proportion was less than 1 per cent five years ago, according to new results published in Energy Quest's Energy Quarterly, which updates the oil and gas industry.

Adelaide-based energy economics group EnergyQuest chief executive Dr Graeme Bethune said he was surprised to find wind responsible for 26 per cent of South Australian electricity last year.

17/04/2012 - 02:49

Windlab Developments South Africa (Pty) Ltd and Cennergi (Pty) Limited are pleased to announce a partnership to develop the first phase of one of South Africa's leading wind farm projects.

The project, near the town of Bedford in the Eastern Cape, has the potential to form part of a major wind energy centre, with an excellent wind resource and proximity to infrastructure such as roads and the national electricity grid.

08/11/2011 - 14:20

Windlab welcomes the passing of the Clean Energy Act today by the Australian Parliament. Wind energy is already affordable and has had a substantial impact on the Australian energy mix but this legislation makes wind even more competitive with traditional fuels and will accelerate the transition.

08/11/2011 - 14:10

Windlab was named in the Global Cleantech 100 list at the Cleantech Group’s summit and gala held in Washington, DC last week. The event produced by the San Francisco-based Cleantech Group and the United Kingdom’s Guardian News and Media released the Global Cleantech 100 Report compiled and sponsored by Deloitte. A panel of experts from the energy, renewables and investment industries ranked the Top 100 companies from more than 6,600 nominations from 45 countries.