Alternative energy opportunities for rural industries: Short report 5 – Wind energy

  • 40 pages

  • Published: 21 Dec 2022

  • Author(s): Chris Colby, Bronwyn Colby, Vince O'Brien

  • ISBN: 978-1-76053-297-0

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This AgriFutures Australia short report introduces and describes in more detail wind energy. The report is designed to give rural producers and farmers a practical understanding of how this technology works, the benefits it can generate and how it can reduce carbon emissions.

This report is the fifth in a series on alternative energy opportunities for rural producers and farmers. The series has been developed to help those at the heart of Australian agriculture make informed decisions about alternative energy options. Some topics raised in this report will be relevant to other alternative energy technologies.

The first report provided an overview of alternative energy technologies and why rural industries may be looking to them to meet their future energy needs. Other technologies covered as part of the series include solar PV systems, battery storage, bioenergy and hydrogen.