02/05/2012 - 09:16

The Rugby Wind Farm located between the towns of Boorowa and Rugby, Australia, has been scaled back to just over half its original size after a long period of intense community consultation. The Government released new regulations for wind energy recently and these have also had an impact. To learn more about the project and the new design visit

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.