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Wind farm to be built near Colac - The Age

Wind farm to be built near Colac - The Age | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
The AgeWind farm to be built near ColacThe AgeA $400 million wind farm will be built in Victoria's Western District six years after receiving planning approval from the state government.
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Doctor demands more wind farm health studies - ABC Online

Doctor demands more wind farm health studies - ABC Online | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Doctor demands more wind farm health studiesABC Online"We're asking that research be conducted, paid for by the wind industry, because they're the only people making money here, and done under an independent body and assessed properly with properly...
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Why bother with wasteful wind? - Australian Conservative

Why bother with wasteful wind? - Australian Conservative | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Why bother with wasteful wind?Australian ConservativeIf there is no wind, zero electricity is produced by the turbines and all power comes from the backup generators (mainly coal or gas in Australia).
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Wind farms fail on all counts, Maurice Newman says - Australian Conservative

Wind farms fail on all counts, Maurice Newman says - Australian Conservative | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Wind farms fail on all counts, Maurice Newman saysAustralian ConservativeEven Europe, with its huge investment in wind energy as well as an ETS, has not reduced emissions.
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Liberals to ban wind farms within 2km of homes - Adelaide Now

Liberals to ban wind farms within 2km of homes - Adelaide Now | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Liberals to ban wind farms within 2km of homesAdelaide NowThis comes just more than two months after Planning Minister John Rau released a scheme to reform the wind power industry, including allowing turbines 1km from homes, and follows Ms...
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Top 25 Alternative Energy Moves of 2011 - Earth911.com

Top 25 Alternative Energy Moves of 2011 - Earth911.com | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Earth911.comTop 25 Alternative Energy Moves of 2011Earth911.comREAD MORE HERE The Wind Explorer finished its 18-day, 3100-mile trek across Australia in February, setting several records – including first wind-powered vehicle to cross a continent.
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Wind farm 'sickness' requires greater scrutiny - Science Network Western Australia

Wind farm 'sickness' requires greater scrutiny - Science Network Western Australia | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Wind farm 'sickness' requires greater scrutinyScience Network Western AustraliaAustralian Medical Association WA branch president Associate Professor David Mountain also says he is not aware of any firm evidence of wind turbines causing medical...
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Top 10 Clean Tech Stories of 2011 - CleanTechnica

Top 10 Clean Tech Stories of 2011 - CleanTechnica | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Top 10 Clean Tech Stories of 2011CleanTechnicaAdditionally, wind helped to keep the lights on in Texas earlier this year when over 50 power plants went offline due to extreme weather. What's that about reliability?
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Wind farm output exceeds expectations - Gippsland Friends of ...

Wind farm output exceeds expectations - Gippsland Friends of ... | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
They pay a charge per MW produced but want that changed because they say the charge makes it uneconomic for them to build hydropower-power stations or wind farms. ....
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Gas good but wind causes eruptions at volcano site - Stock and Land

Gas good but wind causes eruptions at volcano site - Stock and Land | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Gas good but wind causes eruptions at volcano siteStock and LandThe region also has about 20 wind farms pencilled in, The Australian Financial Review reports. While the volcano remains dormant, some of the development has created eruptions of anger.
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Opponents step up wind farm fight - Central Western Daily

Opponents step up wind farm fightCentral Western Daily“We've had support from all across Australia and the world.” The Flyers Creek wind farm is a $200 million development consisting of about 44 wind turbines, up to 150 metres in height, which would...
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YEARENDER: Will Fukushima change Japan's "nuclear empire"? - Monsters and Critics.com

YEARENDER: Will Fukushima change Japan's "nuclear empire"?Monsters and Critics.comIn early November, Softbank started to build an experimental station on the northern island of Hokkaido for its solar power projects.
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Wind farm opponents 'aided and abetted' by climate sceptic groups

Wind farm opponents 'aided and abetted' by climate sceptic groups | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Wind farm opponents 'aided and abetted' by climate sceptic groups (RT @TomRaftery: RT @Jaden189: Wind farm opponents 'aided and abetted' by climate sceptic groups in Australia http://t.co/RuQHXo25...
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What you can't hear can hurt you - The Australian

What you can't hear can hurt you - The Australian | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
What you can't hear can hurt youThe AustralianAustralia has 1188 wind turbines and 57 operating wind farms, including one located in the Australian Antarctic Territory.
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Wind Farms Not A Health Hazard - Energy Matters

Wind Farms Not A Health Hazard - Energy Matters | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Energy MattersWind Farms Not A Health HazardEnergy Mattersby Energy Matters The existence of "Wind Turbine Syndrome" has been debunked by Australia's Climate And Health Alliance (CAHA).
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Encourage wind development: Infigen - Land

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Encourage wind development: InfigenLandHe said there were more than 100000 wind farms in countries far more densely populated than Australia.
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Green Energy » Blog Archive » Wind Generators For Sale Australia

Wind Generators For Sale Australia. Tuesday, 3. January 2012 - 8:10 ... They draw power from each season and lightweight but not all wind turbine installation these days one for positive and benefits its quality.
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So you're thinking of building a wind farm? - Renewable Energy Focus

So you're thinking of building a wind farm?Renewable Energy FocusAs pressure builds on Australia's Federal coalition Government to get its climate change policy into shape once and for all.
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European Wind Energy in 2011 - REVE

European Wind Energy in 2011 - REVE | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
European Wind Energy in 2011REVEMarch began with the British wind energy sector entering a new phase when the first commercial wind farm in the UK was repowered with new, more efficient wind turbines.
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Windfarm rules protect neighbours - Mudgeee Guardian

Windfarm rules protect neighbours - Mudgeee Guardian | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Windfarm rules protect neighboursMudgeee GuardianMr Hazzard said the government recognised community concerns about visual amenity and noise and was proposing the most rigorous noise controls for wind farms in Australia, addressing issues such as...
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Small Wind Power — Finding Its Place in the Renewables Market ...

Small Wind Power — Finding Its Place in the Renewables Market ... | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
As wind energy expands its market penetration around the world, the projects that get the most press are the “big wind” installations — the Roscoe Wind Farm in Texas, with its 627 turbines and its 781.5-MW (megawatts) capacity; the Clyde Wind Farm...
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Engel confident that Vestas can meet the Chinese challenge - Wind ...

Engel confident that Vestas can meet the Chinese challenge - Wind ... | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Engel confident that Vestas can meet the Chinese challenge Ditlev Engel, right, with Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik, centre, and AGL Energy chief executive Michael Fraser during an inspection of the Macarthur wind farm Photograph: PA ...
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Money-spinning wind turbines blow nothing but an ill wind for residents - The Daily Telegraph

Money-spinning wind turbines blow nothing but an ill wind for residents - The Daily Telegraph | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Money-spinning wind turbines blow nothing but an ill wind for residentsThe Daily TelegraphWind is a key plank of the government's $13 billion plan to produce 20 per cent of the nation's power from renewables by 2020.
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Wind farm firm seeks hearing on noise rules

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Wind farm firm seeks hearing on noise rules (Australia - Industrial Wind Farm Firm Seeks Hearing on Noise Rules http://t.co/o0AEqyiw...)...
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Wind Turbines May Help Crops on Farms, Research Says

Wind Turbines May Help Crops on Farms, Research Says | Wind Farms | Scoop.it
Wind energy may do more than improve farm income. When sited in agricultural fields, turbines’ churning of air may help crops to grow, new research indicates.
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