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Renewable Energy – What are the real environmental costs?

The world’s energy consumption is steadily growing. There is no doubt that with all the latest gadgets (whether it’s a new 80” TV or the large air conditioner cooling the house) and increasing population, our thirst for energy is not going to slow down any time soon. 741 more words

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Climate Change is Boring!

Climate change is boring. Don’t get me wrong – it’s incredibly important; however the story of climate change isn’t especially compelling. The changes that are occurring are slow, so people hardly notice it, however the impact of climate change it huge. 575 more words

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Hepburn Wind Farm - An example of wind in action

In 2008 the community of the twin townships Daylesford and Hepburn springs entering into a community co-operative project to produce and distributed wind energy to the approximate 2300 homes in the region. 186 more words

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The world’s largest wind turbine to date

Danish company Vestas is the world’s largest manufacture and designer of large scale wind turbines. In 2011 the company unveiled its plans to produce a 8MW super turbine. 147 more words

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How Wind Generation Works

Wind turbines are in essence the reverse of an electric fan. However they are usually considerably larger and vastly more complex, yet the principal remains the same. 299 more words

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Efficiency and cost comparison: Diesel Generation Vs Wind Energy

In the vast Australian landscape, many communities find themselves out of the reach of the national electricity grid. This is due to the high capital costs involved for electricity distributors to run lines over these vast distances. 313 more words

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Who we deliver to and why we are different!

A few questions have been asked of who we deliver our services to, so this post will not only clear that up but also clear up the ways in which we are different to similar companies. 204 more words

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