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Event – ATA Report Launch: The Viability of Domestic Wind Turbines for Urban Melbourne, 13 September

Posted in Events, Models, Research by Ferne Edwards on September 11th, 2007

When: arrive 6:15pm onwards for a 6:30pm start, Thursday 13th September, 2007
Where: Saint Michaels Building, next to 120 Collins St. Disabled access.
Costs: $10 for ATA members. Non-members welcome $15.
Refreshments provided.
RSVP essential contact Wendy Clarke on ph:(03) 9631 5407 or email: wendy @ata.org.au

Join us as we launch ATA’s latest report The Viability of Domestic Wind Turbines for Urban Melbourne which was prepared for Sustainability Victoria.

This report investigates the feasibility of small-scale, grid-connected wind turbines for urban Melbourne, outlines the findings of the research and highlights the issues which may face the emerging market.

Speakers include:
Geoff Mabbett CEO of Sustainability Victoria will launch the report

Alicia Webb Wind engineer and author of the report.
Alicia is an engineer with a passion for wind and has been working in the wind industry since 2004. Alicia will present an overview of the report, looking at the different types of micro turbines, what is available in Australia as well as the considerations around installing micro turbines in residential Melbourne.

Dominique La Fontaine CEO of the Australian Wind Energy Association (Auswind).
Dominique is one of Australias leading wind energy authorities and is well renowned for her advocacy of wind energy. Dominique will look at the potential of wind energy, innovation in the Australian wind industry and current incentives (VRET, emissions trading, NRET and MRET).

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