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Australia Has Massive Offshore Wind Opportunity, If Only Government Would Get Out Of The Way

Australia has massive offshore wind opportunity, if only government would get out of the way

regulatory Offshore wind farm energy turbines at dawn

Australia is letting a vast abundance of high-quality wind energy go to waste, due to government prohibitions on offshore wind developments, and lifting them could unlock more clean energy than Australia could ever need, according to a new research report.

An assessment of Australia’s offshore wind potential produced by the Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre found that Australia has a massive amount of untapped offshore wind potential – up to   2,233GW of ‘technically accessible’ wind resources across Australia’s exclusive economic zone.

“[We] evaluated the ‘technically…

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