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    Friday, July 15, 2016

    South Australia Wind Hits 83% Of Power

    Wind energy supplied 83% of South Australia’s electricity on Monday

    Sophie Vorrath, 13 July 2016 (RE-NewEconomy)

    “Extreme weather conditions across Australia’s south-east have helped wind energy to deliver more than two-thirds of South Australia’s electricity…[and it provided] 83 per cent of the state’s power needs in the 24 hours to 4pm on July 11…illustrating that other mainland states could install much more renewable energy capacity without losing reliability – particularly as battery storage technologies became cheaper and more flexible…[T]he severe winter winds of the past four days] caused extensive and, no doubt, costly damage to South Australia’s power lines, and had left thousands in the state without power…[but] wind power could help keep electricity prices down…[W]ind energy had its biggest month in Australia just this past May, during which time wind power supply in South Australia managed to exceed local demand for more than 10 hours on one Sunday, with a peak, at one point, of 120 per cent of demand…” click here for more

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