Article “Tilting at windmills: Senate committee rejects wind restrictions“ from Giles Parkinson on Renew Economy highlights responses from the Senate to anti-wind activists’ claims.
The Senator who wins the sixth and final place in Victoria seems destined to be a curiosity. Senator Steve Fielding became well known for his fundamentalist views — in both religion and . . . → Read More: Wind turbine syndrome gets reviewed
It might still be a long way from the $6.3 million needed to buy a community wind turbine, but with $20,000 of capital development funding already in the kitty, the Central NSW Renewable Energy Co-operative (CENREC) is on its way.
Thirty-five people turned out for the co-op’s launch meeting at Bathurst’s Flannery Centre last week.
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CENREC was officially formed with 14 financial members on 17 October 2012 at the Flannery Centre, Bathurst, NSW.
CENREC intends to enter into a number of agreements with Infigen Energy’s subsidiary, Flyers Creek Wind Farm Pty Ltd, to:
purchase the wind turbine licence the wind turbine site enter into a range of contracts including construction . . . → Read More: CENREC is now official
Community renewable energy co-operative speaks to Angela Owens on ABC Central West NSW about the proposed CENREC and the Flyers Creek wind farm project. You can download the clip here.
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How the lights stay on when wind doesn’t blow and sun doesn’t shine? A video about balancing the electricity grid posted by the Energy Foundation in the US, that as of end of 2011 had an installed wind capacity of 46,919 megawatts.