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Monash expert: expanding Australia’s offshore wind sector

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A Monash University expert is available to comment on the expansion of Australia's offshore wind sector, following a Federal Government announcement of the first feasibility licences for Gippsland wind projects.

Associate Professor Behrooz Bahrani, Director, Grid Innovation Hub, Faculty of Engineering
Contact details: +61 450 501 248 or 

The following can be attributed to Associate Professor Bahrani:

“As an expert in electrical engineering with a focus on renewable energy integration, I strongly support the expansion of Australia's offshore wind sector as announced by the government. 

“Offshore wind projects like those in Gippsland are not just about producing energy; they represent a significant step in our energy transition, providing a more consistent power source compared to other forms of renewable energy. 

“Utilising advanced technologies such as grid-forming inverters, these projects could also enhance grid stability and support the integration of renewable sources, ensuring a reliable power supply for Australia's future. 

“This initiative is not only pivotal for meeting our energy needs but is also a major contributor to regional economic growth through job creation and technological advancement.”

For any other topics on which you may be seeking expert comment, contact Monash University Media on +61 3 9903 4840 or 

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