Australian Wind Alliance

Australian Wind Alliance

Blog's photo for Yass turns to No in disappointing turn away from renewables
With four wind farms approved in the Yass Valley region in NSW, the area is set to become a renewable energy superpower, exporting clean energy to the rest of the state, and bringing in new investment, jobs and community benefits. So, many locals were surprised to hear that the Yass...
Blog's photo for Locals get behind Bango Wind Farm
Bango Wind Farm in the Southern Tablelands has been approved following a lively discussion about the project at the Independent Planning Commission (IPC) hearing in March. Local supporters worked hard to see the project through the final steps of its approval which has followed years of work by CWP Renewables...
Blog's photo for Golden Plains Wind Farm set to deliver unprecedented opportunities
Liberal MP, Richard Riordan’s electorate of Polwarth enjoys some of the best wind resources in the developed world so it’s no wonder there are companies knocking down the door to harness this resource.
Blog's photo for Rural communities receive windfalls from wind farms
Distributed renewable energy projects connected to local communities is the future of energy generation in Australia, and together we’re making it happen. AWA's latest report Building Stronger Communities: Wind’s growing role in regional Australia looks at the many ways wind farms are connecting with communities through benefit sharing. Making sure...
Blog's photo for Wind power ready to support the grid
Wind energy in Australia has just hit a historic milestone, demonstrating for the first time that it can provide system services that stabilise the grid. A trial at Neoen Australia’s Hornsdale Wind Farm, supported by ARENA, AEMO and turbine manufacturer, Siemens-Gamesa, successfully demonstrated that wind can enhance grid safety, security...
Blog's photo for Taralga Wind Farm shares latest benefits
As you drive from Crookwell to Taralga you can’t miss the large turbines that gradually appear on the horizon to the east of the village. The prospect of these turbines created a bit of anxiety for local residents before they were constructed, but they are now being welcomed as an...