Going Green

Monday, October 8, 2007

Australian Wind Farm Plans

It's windy in Australia just like Texas. I suspect the Outback is a good place for solar farms as well.

Australia in giant wind farm plan

By Phil Mercer
BBC News, Sydney

The project would involve installing about 500 turbines near the outback town of Broken Hill in New South Wales.

The Australian government wants renewable sources to generate 15% of the country's energy needs by 2020.

The giant wind farm could generate enough electricity for 400,000 homes and put quite a dent in Australia's greenhouse gas emissions.

Research has shown...(complete article here).

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