2018 Wind Energy Forum in Calgary – What we learned

Week long international Wind Energy Forum and seminar hosted in Calgary, AB  brings global support, and domestic potential Series highlights Canada’s diverse energy markets, from Coastal provinces to landlocked prairies that all have unique culture, geographic, and governmental concerns CanWEA President Robert Hornung launched A Wind Energy Vision for Canada. The new Vision, highlights the demand for low-cost wind energy in Canada’s ongoing transition to an affordable, reliable and sustainable non-emitting electricity grid. What’s that mean exactly?

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TransCanada selling ownership of Quebec wind farms to Innergex for $630-million

TransCanada selling ownership of Quebec Wind Farms – TCPL has a 62 per cent stake of the project that includes five wind farms with a total generating capacity of 590 megawatts. CALGARY — Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. will become the owner of five wind farms in the Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec under an agreement announced last week to buy out TransCanada Corp.’s 62 per cent stake of the project for $630 million. In a news

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Fallout From Cancelled Ontario Wind Farm Projects Continue

Government’s plan to cancel all renewable projects can hurt provinces business competitiveness July 25, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – Ontario’s plan to cancel wind projects across the board may have long term impact on business environment in the province. The fallout from Doug Ford’s plan that cancelled Ontario Wind Farm Projects continue to make headlines this week. The newly elected Ontario government announced the cancellation of the 18.5-megawatt White Pines project two weeks ago and introduced legislation last week

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Wind Wednesday – Ontario cancels wind farm projects – Alberta introduces new Carbon Reducing Programs

You read that correctly —  Ontario is cancelling 100’s renewable energy projects – Wind farms and solar projects, while Alberta is introducing new ways to CUT Carbon Emissions… July 18, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – Since it’s Wind Wednesday.. let’s start in Ontario… Conveniently early evening last Friday night, July 13, The Ontario Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines released their list of projects identified for “Wind down”… (That’s WIND, not WIND – readers… ) Some are Feed-In Tariff

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Wind Wednesday – Doug Ford’s newly elected party acts fast! – Cancelling wind farm for SE Ontario

“You can also expect us to act to ensure that going forward, local communities are better protected from having these kinds of projects imposed on them against their will.” – Ontario MPP Calgary, July 11, 2018 – Back in Calgary for the Stampede this week, but my eyes were on Prince Edward County, a beautiful area in Ontario – East of Toronto on the shores of Lake Ontario…. It also used to be a former

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