AGL begins construction of 'world’s biggest' wind farm

The Australian Outback may soon host the world's biggest wind farm after AGL Energy bought its development rights for an undisclosed sum.

The Wall Street Journal reports that with the potential to generate up to 1000 MW of power from about 600 turbines, Silverton, near the town of Broken Hill, would be the biggest onshore wind farm in the world were it operational today.

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