Australia has huge potential to develop offshore windfarms near existing substations, report says

July 22nd, 2021

The Guardian, Other, 22/07/2021, Adam Morton
Hunter and LaTrobe valleys considered particularly suitable sites as union says industry could offer oil and gas workers a career transition Australia has the potential to develop a substantial offshore wind energy industry from scratch, with abundant resources available near existing electricity substations across the continent, according to a new report. […] The project’s leader, Dr Mark Hemer of the CSIRO, said offshore wind could be particularly important under “energy superpower” scenarios that involved mass electrification of industry and transport and hydrogen production for domestic use and export.

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