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GE Brilliant Wind Turbines Heading Down Under As Part Of $350MM Boco Wind Farm Project

July 9th, 2013 | by Andrew

Fifty-eight GE 1.7-100 and nine 1.6-100 Brilliant wind turbines will be heading to Australia as part of a Downer EDI-GE Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) wind farm engineering and procurement contract (EPC). In addition to generating some 113 MW of clean, renewable electricity – enough to supply at least 40,000 homes – bringing the project to fruition will result in the avoidance of some 300,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions as compared to coal-fired power generation


The Water-Food-Energy Nexus: Algae Biomass Production Moves toward Commercial Scale in Western Australia

October 4th, 2012 | by Andrew

Demonstrating its ability to reliably cultivate sufficient quantities of biomass from algae growing in saltwater ponds in Western Australia's desert, Aurora Algae's preparing to scale its pilot system to commercial production. Aurora's means of harnessing algal photosynthesis to sustainably produce a wide range of essential goods, including food, fuel, bio-pharmaceuticals and fertilizer, could have profound impacts on people living in arid and dryland areas around the world



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