Wind farm

  • Winded: what becomes of decommissioned wind turbines?

    How renewable are the renewables? As first-generation turbines approach the end of their lives, a...

    In October 1993, Australia’s first commercial wind farm of note was constructed at Ten Mile Lagoon, west of Esperance...

    Sustainability December 17, 2021
  • Explainer

    How to build an offshore wind farm

    There’s a lot of work involved in building a new wind farm, but it’s no longer sailing in unchart...

    Energy company Nexsphere has announced it’s planning to build an offshore wind farm in Bass Strait, off the northeast...

    Energy December 16, 2021
  • Flying into turbulence

    Recent protests have highlighted a debate pitting environmentalists against each other. How dange...

    Wind farms are not the bird killer of popular imagination, but as more and more towers rise over the Australian lands...

    Birds October 22, 2021
  • For wind farms, a bit of separation is a good idea

    Putting facilities too close together reduces overall efficiency, research finds. Samantha Page r...

    The wake from a wind farm can extend 50 or more kilometres, potentially costing downwind farms millions in revenue. T...

    Earth Sciences November 27, 2018
  • Wind farms are good for some animals

    Big turbines function as apex predators, researchers suggest.

    Wind farms appear to offer safe haven to lizards – at least in India.Researchers from the Indian Institute of Scien...

    Animals November 5, 2018
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