Australian Wind Alliance

Australian Wind Alliance

Blog's photo for More trickle than torrent
Friday 6th May 2016 When the National Wind Farm Commissioner hung out his shingle in November 2015, at a cost of $2 million over four years, we might have expected a flood of complaints from hundreds of unhappy residents to pour forth. Instead, it’s been more of a trickle. Appearing...
Blog's photo for Barnaby hops on board
Given the jobs and income that wind farms deliver for rural Australia, it's been a bit of a mystery that wind hasn't enjoyed more support from the 'party of the bush', the Nationals. With wind energy booming around the world, new wind farms are an ideal way for rural Australia...
Blog's photo for Spread the benefits
It seems perfectly obvious to us that financial benefits from wind farms should be spread equitably throughout communities that host wind farms. Of course, if you were opposing wind farms, as they do at The Australian, you'd be a bit concerned to see this happening. After all, people might start...
Blog's photo for Wind turbines up close? Hearing is believing!
Friday 11th March 2016 A group of around 25 community members from the Yass and Goulburn regions took part in a wind farm tour organised by the Australian Wind Alliance. A wide cross section of the local community was present, with potential wind farm hosts joined by neighbours, local business...
Australian Wind Alliance
4th March 2016 It’s time for state and territory governments to step up support of large-scale renewable energy projects in Australia, following the unveiling of a fifth and final winner of the ACT government’s wind reverse auction. The Australian Wind Alliance welcomed news that CWP Renewable's Sapphire Wind Farm, in...
Blog's photo for Members give Minister the heads up on support for wind
AWA members and farmers, Linda and Paul Cavanagh and I travelled to Queanbeyan on Monday to meet with NSW Minister and local member for Monaro, John Barilaro. As Mr Barilaro is the Minister for Regional Development and wind farms represent such a good regional development opportunity, we thought it was...