Category: Organization


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

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

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

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

Ontario Court Rules Windmill Setback ‘Precautionary’

(via Green Energy Act Alliance) Toronto, ON – The Ontario Divisional Court today rejected claims that the government failed to heed the ‘precautionary principle’ in enacting 550 metre setbacks for terrestrial windmills. The “Renewable Energy Approvals Regulation” under the Environmental

WindShare AGM 2011: March 24 7:00 – 9:00 pm

We are pleased to announce the following details for the WindShare Annual General Meeting: Thursday, March 24, 2011 7:00 – 9:00 pm Walmer Road Baptist Church Location: A notification email will be sent very soon to the greater membership.

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Changes in the Board – New President

After years of unwavering service, Evan Ferrari resigned as President of WindShare effective July 5, 2010 to take on a new role. Evan, who received the Governor General’s award for his environmental initiatives in 1992, was a distinguished leader. We

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