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Wind fails, bills climb

As electricity bills in Tasmania rise, and rise:

Wind fails to turn a profit

The Tasmanian Government has been told it needs to pray for wind of "biblical proportions" to return Hydro Tasmania’s wind-farm business to profitability.

A parliamentary committee scrutinising the operations of Hydro Tasmania was told yesterday that Hydro’s wind-farm business, Roaring 40s, had run at a loss for the past five years because there had not been enough wind.

Source: The Mercury

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