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Wind Energy Fact Sheets

The Fact Sheets available below were published by the Australian Greenhouse Office and AusWEA:Australian Wind Energy Association in 2004. They are reproduced here for your convenience.

 

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Complete Set of Fact Sheets

The entire set of twelve, two-page fact sheets may be retrieved from here as a single PDF.

 

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Wind Farm Basics

Fact Sheet 1 - Wind Farm Basics
A brief two page fact sheet in an easy to read presentation

click for Fact Sheet 1   - Wind Farm Basics     (226 kb)

 

Background Paper 1 - Wind Farm Basics
A more detailed background paper providing explanations and references

click for Background Paper 1   - Wind Farm Basics     (1,378 kb)

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The Electricity System

Fact Sheet 2 - Wind Farms & the Electricity System
A brief two page fact sheet in an easy to read presentation

click for Fact Sheet 2   - Wind Farms & the Electricity System     (247 kb)

 

Background Paper 2 - Wind Farms & the Electricity System
A more detailed background paper providing explanations and references

click for Background Paper 2   - Wind Farms & the Electricity System     (1,230 kb)

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The Environment

Fact Sheet 3 - Wind Farms & the Environment
A brief two page fact sheet in an easy to read presentation

click for Fact Sheet 3   - Wind Farms & the Environment     (272 kb)

 

Background Paper 3 - Wind Farms & the Environment
A more detailed background paper providing explanations and references

click for Background Paper 3   - Wind Farms & the Environment     (746 kb)

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Tourism

Fact Sheet 4 - Wind Farms & Tourism
A brief two page fact sheet in an easy to read presentation

click for Fact Sheet 4   - Wind Farms & Tourism    (329 kb)

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Siting Issues


Fact Sheet 5 - Wind Farm Siting Issues
A brief two page fact sheet in an easy to read presentation

click for Fact Sheet 5   - Wind Farm Siting Issues     (250 kb)

 

Background Paper 5 - Wind Farm Siting Issues
A more detailed background paper providing explanations and references

click for Background Paper 5   - Wind Farm Siting Issues     (421 kb)

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Noise

Fact Sheet 6 - Wind Farm Noise
A brief two page fact sheet in an easy to read presentation

click for Fact Sheet 6   - Wind Farm Noise     (288 kb)

 

Background Paper 6 - Wind Farm Noise
A more detailed background paper providing explanations and references

click for Background Paper 6   - Wind Farm Noise     (1,123 kb)

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Visual Amenity

Fact Sheet 7 - Wind Farm Visual Amenity
A brief two page fact sheet in an easy to read presentation

click for Fact Sheet 7   - Wind Farm Visual Amenity     (814 kb)

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Birds & Bats

Fact Sheet 8 - Wind Farms and Birds & Bats
A brief two page fact sheet in an easy to read presentation

click for Fact Sheet 8   - Wind Farms and Birds & Bats     (53 kb)

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Compatability with Traditional Farming

Fact Sheet 9 - Wind Farms' Compatability with Traditional Farming
A brief two page fact sheet in an easy to read presentation

click for Fact Sheet 9   - Wind Farms' Compatability with Traditional Farming     (257 kb)

 

Background Paper 9 - Wind Farms' Compatability with Traditional Farming
A more detailed background paper providing explanations and references

click for Background Paper 9   - Wind Farms' Compatability with Traditional Farming     (351 kb)

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Electromagnetic Interference

Fact Sheet 10 - Wind Farm Electromagnetic Interference
A brief two page fact sheet in an easy to read presentation

click for Fact Sheet 10   - Wind Farm Electromagnetic Interference     (193 kb)

 

Background Paper 10 - Wind Farm Electromagnetic Interference
A more detailed background paper providing explanations and references

click for Background Paper 10   - Wind Farm Electromagnetic Interference    (782 kb)

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Safety Issues

Fact Sheet 11 - Wind Farm Safety Issues
A brief two page fact sheet in an easy to read presentation

click for Fact Sheet 11   - Wind Farm Safety Issues     (142 kb)

 

Background Paper 11 - Wind Farm Safety Issues
A more detailed background paper providing explanations and references

click for Background Paper 11   - Wind Farm Safety Issues     (773 kb)

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Land Values

Fact Sheet 12 - Wind Farms & Land Values
A brief two page fact sheet in an easy to read presentation

click for Fact Sheet 12   - Wind Farms & Land Values    (313 kb)

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