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Wind power in Australia: Engie’s 119MW Willogoleche wind farm formally opens

South Australia’s 119 MW Willogoleche wind farm was officially opened, marking completion of the latest big renewables project for French developer Engie, and the first onshore wind energy deployment of GE’s 3.8MW wind turbines at scale. The wind power project, which installed 32 of the 150 metre tall wind turbines near Hallett in the state’s … Continue reading Wind power in Australia: Engie’s 119MW Willogoleche wind farm formally opens

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Lincoln Gap wind farm delivers first wind power to grid as it deals with Senvion wind turbines

he 212MW Lincoln Gap wind farm, located near Port Augusta in South Australia, has exported its first energy generation as project owner Nexif Energy said it had intervened to keep the project on track while Senvion sorts out its financial problems. The Lincoln Gap wind farm is one of the biggest new renewable energy developments … Continue reading Lincoln Gap wind farm delivers first wind power to grid as it deals with Senvion wind turbines

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GE will provide 32 wind turbines for the wind farm at South Australia

This is the first time GE and ENGIE, two of the world’s biggest energy companies, have worked together on a renewables project in Australia. GE Renewable Energy (NYSE:GE) today announced an agreement with ENGIE in Australia to supply and install 32 wind turbines at the Willogoleche Wind Farm in South Australia, 160km north of Adelaide. … Continue reading GE will provide 32 wind turbines for the wind farm at South Australia

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Wind power output curtailed again in South Australia

Wind output in South Australia has been curtailed for the third time in a month due to new rules imposed by the Australian Energy Market Operator, which restricts wind output to a maximum 12000MW unless four gas units are operating in the state. Over the weekend, strong winds in southern states pushed wind generation very … Continue reading Wind power output curtailed again in South Australia

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Tesla 100 MW battery system will be installed at Hornsdale wind farm in South Australia

Tesla is to supply a 100MW energy storage system at Neoen’s 100MW Hornsdale 1 wind farm in South Australia. South Australia will attempt to ease pressure on its crisis-prone electricity grid with a world-leading battery station more than three times the size of its nearest rival, to be built by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk. The Tesla Powerpack … Continue reading Tesla 100 MW battery system will be installed at Hornsdale wind farm in South Australia

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Senvion appointed preferred supplier for 300 megawatts in Australia

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been selected by Nexif Energy as preferred supplier of the EPC contracts and maintenance agreements for the 25-turbine Glen Innes Wind Farm in New South Wales and the 59-turbine Lincoln Gap Wind Farm in South Australia. Combined, these projects will deliver over 300 megawatts (MW) of … Continue reading Senvion appointed preferred supplier for 300 megawatts in Australia

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Trustpower Cements Kiwi Place on Australian Wind Energy Landscape

Tauranga based Trustpower, New Zealand fifth largest electricity retailer and generator, is celebrating the completion of its largest single asset, the Snowtown Wind Farm in South Australia. The Snowtown Wind Farm spans 32km of the Hummocks and Barunga ranges in South Australia’s Mid-North region, 150km north of Adelaide. The site, which is home to a … Continue reading Trustpower Cements Kiwi Place on Australian Wind Energy Landscape

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Wind power surge as South Australia govt flicks switch

Largest South Australia wind farm now operating. The opening of the second stage of the Snowtown wind farm will triple its capacity of operation, which in a year is enough to power the Sydney Opera House for 55 years. South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill switched on the second stage of the operation on Sunday, enough … Continue reading Wind power surge as South Australia govt flicks switch

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Alinta Energy to bet on 50 MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in Australia

Alinta Energy plans to develop a 50 MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant with storage at Port Augusta, South Australia. The power producer operates 512 MW of coal-fired power plants, also called the Port Augusta Power Stations, in South Australia. The plants are nearing the end of their operational life and Alinta has started a two-year … Continue reading Alinta Energy to bet on 50 MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in Australia

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