Kiata’s new wind farm had its groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, marking the start of construction at the $75 million, 12- turbine facility.
Large price drops for wind and solar technologies offer countries a tremendous opportunity to develop a cleaner, more diversified, and more secure energy mix.
2017 is shaping up to be a “huge year” for the development of large-scale renewables in Australia, with up to 2,250 megawatts worth of new development under construction, according to information provided by the country’s Clean Energy Council this week.
South Australia’s energy grid suffered a power shortage during a heatwave in February with a backup generator failing to plug the gap.
Indonesia’s energy sector is making a tremendous transformation to complete energy independence, despite unique challenges of having the world’s fourth largest population spread over thousands of islands. In order to secure its energy supply, Indonesia is aiming to significantly reduce its oil consumption and replace it with local energy resources including coal, gas and renewables. It has set ambitious targets for this transformation and although renewables are not the only focus in these energy targets, the renewable energy sector is likely to experience a period of growth as a result of it.
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