Embark’s national SODAR wind monitoring program is launched

How about one of these for Victoria, to be able to quote exact wind power, to prove potential sites?

Community owned renewable energy is a great way to produce local jobs and profits, have action on global warming and increase social cohesion. Thousands of Australian’s could potentially own and benefit from community renewable energy opportunities, although our full potential in this arena has barely been realised as often there is a lack of funding to monitor appropriate locations. The SODAR wind monitoring unit may act as a game changer empowering communities to take planning and development of renewables into their own hands.

Embark Australia launched an exciting new national wind monitoring program for communities last week in Armidale, with the first deployment of a state-of the-art SODAR monitoring unit.

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New England Wind (NEW) is the first community group to participate in the program, made possible through funding from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network (AEGN). They will now undertake a year-long monitoring program across multiple sites in…

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