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Wind farm disease: it's in your mind - Environment South Africa

Wind farm disease: it's in your mind - Environment South Africa | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
wind-fam-desease Do people get sick from living near wind farms? A new Australian report suggests that so-called “wind turbine syndrome” or “vibro-acoustic disease” is psychosomatic and related to worries about health ...
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China Longyuan Power exits Australian wind farm auction

China Longyuan Power exits Australian wind farm auction | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
China Longyuan Power exits Australian wind farm auction. 17 Apr 2013. China Longyuan Power Group has pulled out of the auction for a stake in the 107MW Boco Rock wind farm, Australia. The company had been shortlisted alongside ...
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Wind farms face scrutiny as reported health problems rise | Wind Energy News

Wind farms face scrutiny as reported health problems rise | Wind Energy News | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
With the recent construction and opening of the southern hemispheres largest wind farm in Macarthur, Victoria, a debate has been raging over the health ...
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Windfarm sickness spreads by word of mouth, Australian study finds

Windfarm sickness spreads by word of mouth, Australian study finds | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
Health complaints from people living around turbines shown to be psychological effect of anti-wind lobby making people worry
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Shenhua and Hydro Tasmania partner in $1.7bn Australian wind ...

Shenhua and Hydro Tasmania partner in $1.7bn Australian wind ... | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
11 Apr 2013. China's biggest coal producer, Shenhua Group, has struck a partnership with Hydro Tasmania for an investment of US$1.7bn by the end of the decade to build Australian wind farms. Shenhua and Hydro reached an agreement to ...
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Largest Wind Farm In Southern Hemisphere Opens In Australia - PlanetSave.com

Largest Wind Farm In Southern Hemisphere Opens In Australia - PlanetSave.com | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
Largest Wind Farm In Southern Hemisphere Opens In Australia PlanetSave.com Equipment and personnel from four continents banded together to build the largest wind farm in the world's southern hemisphere: the 420 MW (nearly ½-billion-watt) Macarthur...
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China Longyuan Power Quits Australian Wind Farm Auction - Wall Street Journal (blog)

China Longyuan Power Quits Australian Wind Farm Auction - Wall Street Journal (blog) | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
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China Longyuan Power Quits Australian Wind Farm Auction
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Competition for a stake in an Australian wind farm is thinning, after a key shortlisted party pulled its interest.
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Wind farms make you sick … with worry and envy - Register

Wind farms make you sick … with worry and envy - Register | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
Fox 59 Wind farms make you sick … with worry and envy Register Chapman believes the condition is bunk and has co-authored a paper, titled Spatio-temporal differences in the history of health and noise complaints about Australian wind farms:...
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Wind Farms in Australia: Overcoming Local Opposition

Wind Farms in Australia: Overcoming Local Opposition | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
Australian research studies public view of wind farms - trust, procedural justice, and place-attachment are key themes for local acceptance of wind energy.
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Hydro seals $1.6b wind farm deal - Yahoo!7 News

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Hydro seals $1.6b wind farm deal
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Under the agreement, the parties will develop and build 700 megawatts of wind farms across Australia in the next seven years.
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CEC says EPA report dismisses myth about wind farm infrasound

A report by the EPA in South Australia dismisses "myth" around infrasound levels from wind farms, says CEC.

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A New Manhattan Project

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A new study by the research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance has found that unsubsidized renewable energy is now cheaper than fossil fuels like coal and gas.

 

In fact, it’s a lot cheaper.

 

Data shows that wind farms in Australia can produce energy at AU$80/MWh. Meanwhile, coal plants are producing energy at AU$143/MWh and gas at AU$116/MWh.


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BNEF: PV will be cheaper than fossil fuels in Australia by 2020

BNEF: PV will be cheaper than fossil fuels in Australia by 2020 | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) forecasts that large-scale photovoltaic systems will supply energy cheaper than coal and gas by 2020 in Australia. Already, it states, wind farms are supplying energy cheaper than its fossil fuel counterparts.

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EPA report finds wind farm noise is not a risk to South Australian rural properties

EPA report finds wind farm noise is not a risk to South Australian rural properties | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
THE inaudible sound caused by wind turbines does not pose a significant risk to humans, two government reports confirm. (The latest government research on controversial wind farms. Are they safe?
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Australia state government commences operation at $395m Musselroe wind farm - Energy Business Review

ABC Local Australia state government commences operation at $395m Musselroe wind farm Energy Business Review The Australian state government of Tasmania has announced the commencement of power generation at its A$395m Musselroe wind farm located at...
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David Suzuki says wind power not the problem | Independent Australia

David Suzuki says wind power not the problem | Independent Australia | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
It's not wind turbines that affect human health and the economy, says Dr David Suzuki, but fossil fuels.
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Shenhua, Partner Plan $1.7 Billion in Australian Wind Projects - Bloomberg

Shenhua, Partner Plan $1.7 Billion in Australian Wind Projects - Bloomberg | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
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Shenhua plans to increase spending in Australia to contribute to the government's program to get one fifth of its electricity from renewable energy by 2020.
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Amazing Green Energy News: World's Largest Wind Farm opens in ...

Amazing Green Energy News: World's Largest Wind Farm opens in ... | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
1. World's Largest Wind Farm. The London Array offshore wind farm has just gone live, generating 630 MW of electricity in the first phase. An expansion will allow it, two years hence to add another 200 megawatts.
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A$1bn wind farm up and running in Australia - Power Engineering International

A$1bn wind farm up and running in Australia - Power Engineering International | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
Power Engineering International A$1bn wind farm up and running in Australia Power Engineering International "With a project value of about $1 billion, it is the largest wind farm in the entire Southern Hemisphere," noted Federal Minister for...
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Weatherill pushes wind farms ahead of health study - The Australian

Weatherill pushes wind farms ahead of health study - The Australian | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
Weatherill pushes wind farms ahead of health study The Australian As reported by The Australian last month, the new testing is considered to be a critical development in a long-running dispute over wind turbines that has split rural communities and...
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Foreign wind farms cause uproar in Mexican villages - The West Australian

Foreign wind farms cause uproar in Mexican villages - The West Australian | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
The West Australian Foreign wind farms cause uproar in Mexican villages The West Australian The construction of wind farms has soared across Mexico, with the gusty Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the state of Oaxaca attracting investors from as far as...
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Wind farms make you sick … with worry and envy! | BlogsCanada.ca

Wind farms make you sick … with worry and envy! | BlogsCanada.ca | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
Chapman believes the condition is bunk and has co-authored a paper, titled Spatio-temporal differences in the history of health and noise complaints about Australian wind farms: evidence for the psychogenic, “communicated ...
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Hydro's $1.6b wind farm coup Tasmania News - The Mercury - The Voice of Tasmania

Hydro's $1.6b wind farm coup Tasmania News - The Mercury - The Voice of Tasmania | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
Hydro's $1.6b wind farm coup HYDRO Tasmania last night sealed a $1.6 billion deal with a Chinese company to develop wind farms across Australia.
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Energy from new Australian wind farms cheaper than from new coal ...

Energy from new Australian wind farms cheaper than from new coal ... | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—A new study has found that in Australia electricity from new wind farms will be cheaper than that from new coal or gas power plants, which overturns the common presumption that renewables are more expensive ...

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Analysts say renewable energy now cheaper option than new fossil fuels in Australia

Analysts say renewable energy now cheaper option than new fossil fuels in Australia | wind farms 2 | Scoop.it

Bloomberg analysts say electricity from new wind farms is cheaper than new coal in Australia, while in other markets wind power continues to expand.


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