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June 25-27 Speaking Tour: Living beside wind turbines – Perspectives from an Alberta landowner

Speaking Tour featuring Heidi Eijgel, neighbour to the Summerview Wind Farm in Pincher Creek, Alberta Repost from Tim Weis, Pembina Institute June 13, 2012 While Alberta may be better known for its oil and gas resources, it is also the

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

Airborne Turbines Revolutionize Wind Power

(reposted from Silvio Marcacci, The Energy Collective, Nov 21, 2011) Flying a kite has often been considered child’s play, but a group of inventors think the concept could be used to make wind energy cheaper and more reliable than ever

Beware of Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

(reposted from The Energy Collective , Vicky Portwain, October 10, 2011) Despite all the power and wonders of the internet, one has to very careful in checking out the motives of those posting material on the web.  Here’s a good

Today, June 6th, 6:45 pm (ET): Wind Farms and Human Health Scientific Forum Webcast – Australian National Health and Medical Research Council

The Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) will be conducting a scientific forum on the possible health effects of wind turbines. The forum will provide an opportunity for NHMRC to hear the latest international scientific evidence and to engage

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

250 wind experts gather to discuss the growth of the booming offshore wind industry

(via Wind Energy Update) For offshore wind developers, the EU’s renewable energy targets promise to unlock a lucrative market – assuming that escalating costs can be curbed. Industry leaders and government bodies are now running against the clock to identify

MoE Extends submission deadline to Sept 7 for changes to Offshore Turbine Setbacks

EBR Registry Number:     011-0089 It was recently announced that the deadline for Public Consultation submissions to the ‘Renewable Energy Approval Requirements for Off-shore Wind Facilities’ will be extended to Sept 7. on the Ontario Government Environmental Registry site: http://www.ebr.gov.on.ca/ERS-WEB-External/displaynoticecontent.do?noticeId=MTA5OTIz&statusId=MTY0OTkz&language=en (shortened

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