Australian Wind Alliance

Australian Wind Alliance

Blog's photo for Gullen Solar Farm kicks off co-location in NSW
AWA’s NSW regional coordinator, Charlie Prell, attended the launch of the new Gullen Solar Farm at Bannaby, just south of Crookwell in the Southern Tablelands of NSW.  The project is co-located with the Gullen Range Wind Farm, and gives us a glimpse of the potential benefits that co-location of renewable...
Blog's photo for A drive through wind farm country on a sunny day
Ah the joys of travel! And what could be more enjoyable than a tour through the wind farms of Western Victoria on a classic early summer day. Well, someone’s gotta do it...
Blog's photo for Community to invest directly in wind power in New England
A fuller version of this story is available at reneweconomy.com.au A community investment plan at Sapphire Wind Farm could be the turning point the wind industry has needed for years. While community ownership of roof-top solar has snowballed, public investment in larger solar farms, such as Canberra’s Solar Share, has...
Blog's photo for Wind energy turns 30!
This year, wind energy in Australia turns 30, and boy, has it come a long way. From the first large scale wind farm (well, it was large-scale in those days), near Esperance Western Australia, this year saw construction of more than seven seriously large-scale wind farms, with more to come...
Blog's photo for Kentucky's all ears for wind power
What better way to bolster the economic fortunes of a regional community than hosting a wind or a solar farm? And what better way to entice people out from their homes on a Thursday night than some spot-on information and a top-notch, home-cooked supper at the Kentucky Memorial Hall! A...
Blog's photo for Turbines coming to Australia’s newest wind district
The Great Dividing Range that runs from Western Victoria all the way up to North Queensland is one of Australia’s windiest areas. All along the range, there are high-altitude areas where the wind blows strongly and dependably. While some of those regions, like Western Victoria and NSW’s Southern Tablelands, have...