Category: Grid


ExPlace Wind Turbine Offline for Service during Honda Indy

While always a prominent moving fixture during the Honda Indy, our Ex Place Wind Turbine is being serviced over the next few days and will not be turning during the race. The maintenance will include the replacement of a failed

CanWEA disappointed with OFA statement on Wind Energy

Will continue to work to ensure farmers enjoy productive relationship with wind energy The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is extremely disappointed that the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) has called for a suspension of wind energy development at a

Wind energy plays increasing role in meeting Ontario power demand

 November marks highest output month on record for wind energy (OTTAWA) Jan. 11, 2012 – Wind energy is playing an increasingly important role in meeting Ontario’s demand for electricity, according to the Independent Electricity System Operator’s annual release of supply,

Auditor General of Ontario Report: Incompetent or Intentionally Misleading?

Glen Estill December 14, 2011 When I re-read the recent Auditor General’s report on renewable energy, I continued to find significant deficiencies. The report was either written by incompetent people, or was written in a way to intentionally mislead the

Jutta Splettstoesser Win-With-Wind tour continues!

Friends of Wind Ontario Win-With-Wind Tour Continues! MEDIA ALERT: Monday October 31 | Kincardine Ontario For immediate distribution – A farmer and mom from Kincardine is on a southern Ontario tour to transform perceptions on how Ontario thinks about wind

ExPlace Turbine Maintenance Update: Online

WindShare is pleased to report that service work on ExPlace successfully concluded over the weekend. Our Urban Turbine was restarted on Sunday and has been producing without incident or outage since that time. Summary of weekend events: Friday, 29 April

Turbine Maintenance Update Postings as of April 28

Here are the most recent updates provided by Toronto Hydro Energy Services Inc. (Toronto Hydro) and the WindShare Co-operative (WindShare): April 28, 10:00 am: The weather has not been kind, with 1-2m waves on the lake, and with wind too strong

Ex Place Turbine Maintenance Update

TORONTO, April 23 /CNW/ – Toronto Hydro Energy Services Inc. (Toronto Hydro) and the WindShare Co-operative (WindShare) advise that maintenance on the wind turbine at the Exhibition Place site is estimated to take place between April 25th and April 30th.

ExPlace Turbine Stars in Wind Debate Video

The ExPlace wind turbine was on centre stage recently as three Loyalist College film students included it as footage for a video project dealing with the pro’s and con’s of the wind energy debate. Director Mitch Haigh and his fellow

Turbine Technology Update

WindShare members and Toronto Hydro, as urban wind pioneers, invested in early technology when we installed the Exhibition Place turbine in 2002. We are currently replacing several parts of the turbine with improved technology and thus it is out of