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Fossil fuels just a back up for wind and solar energy?

Admin Keep Queensland Beautiful - Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The head of one of the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturers has expressed his surprise at the public debate around health concerns over wind energy in Australia, saying it does not happen elsewhere.

Andreas Nauen, the managing director of REpower Systems, which has built or contracted to build around 1,000MW of wind turbines in Australia, recently completed a visit to the country and was surprised to hear that the claimed health impacts of wind energy was given such prominence.

Doesn’t this happen elsewhere in the world?

Read more: http://reneweconomy.com.au/2012/fossil-fuels-just-a-back-up-for-wind-and-solar-energy-67271