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Voice of the Commonwealth - The Global Influencer

Voice of the Commonwealth - The Global Influencer

An ‘appealing’ transition from offshore oil to offshore wind

SYDNEY (CU)_With the demand for renewable energy becoming increasingly popular across the globe in the recent years, Australia is set to join the race to minimise climate change with the help of offshore wind farms which are beginning to gain ground in the Trans-Tasman nation. Although Australia does not have any offshore wind farms operating at the moment, it is becoming easier to apply for their construction under recent policy reforms introduced by the federal government.

According to certain research institutes, the industry is expected to create up to 8,000…

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