This is an edited podcast from Radio National’s Science Show. It was part of the Australia Energy Futures series broadcast in 2015. You can read a transcript of the original show. Others in the series include Solar Energy – Australia’s Energy Futures, Hydro Energy – Australia’s Energy Futures , Nuclear Energy – Australia Energy Futures, Geothermal Energy – Australia Energy Futures and Energy from Oceans – Australia’s Energy Futures.
Download the Wind Energy Revision PowerPoint
The Australian Renewable Energy Mapping Infrastructure (AREMI) has published an interactive map that allows you to view the average annual wind speed for any place in Australia
Download the Case Study of the Snowtown Wind Farm in South Australia.
You can download the specifications for the STELR red wind vane to use as a basis for designing your own wind vane. A .stl file for the red wind vane is also available. Contact us and we can email it to you.
As an extension to the STELR wind energy kits, engineer Rosemary Barnes shows you how you can design your own wind turbine blades.