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08/05/2014 - 11:04

An eight year study of South Australia’s electricity sector has found that large scale wind energy deployment has dramatically reduced carbon emissions.

The study, conducted by global wind energy development company, Windlab Systems, also found that the emission reductions were achieved without increases in wholesale electricity prices or the need for additional back-up generating capacity.

South Australia has installed large numbers of wind farms over the last eight years and about a quarter of the electricity consumed is now generated by wind.

05/05/2014 - 09:54

In response to comments made by Australia’s Treasurer, please find below a series of wind turbine images courtesy of The Guardian;

The beauty of windfarms – in pictures

A windfarm in Morecambe Bay, Lancashire

 

02/05/2014 - 09:50

Here are the 4 facts about the renewable energy target:

Australian households will save hundreds of dollars on their power bills:

Australian households will pay over $50 more for electricity in 2020 if the RET is dumped, and beyond 2020 household bills would be up to $140 more per year.

11/04/2014 - 13:45

09 Apr 2014

Global wind power developer Windlab is seeking project opportunities across new markets in Sub-Saharan Africa, the company’s CEO Roger Price told Clean Energy Pipeline in an interview.

Australia-based Windlab has a global development portfolio in excess of 7 GW spread over more than 40 projects, including a significant presence in South Africa, where it has taken two projects totalling a combined 230 MW to financial close.