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Green power: Surge expected in plans for wind and solar electricity generation

Steep falls in the cost of renewable electricity generation are driving a surge in new projects, with no signs of a slowdown in sight.

New Zealand now has 19 wind farms, with two more under

Hobbs says the falling cost of building renewables comes down to the economics of today, but they continue to improve. “It will be very interesting to see what they look like in 10 or 20 years’ time, when the cost of batteries, solar, wind power have fallen further.”

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