Tag: Alberta

How Wind Works

Alberta’s best deal

There exist some pretty significant misperceptions about wind energy in Alberta, some were put forward in a recent letter-to-the-editor in the Calgary Herald – Blowin’ in the wind   (Jun 16, 2014). (more…)


Watt’s Happening: Greening the grid

By Don Pettit


Readers may be expecting, as promised, an update on my recently completed 5.6 kilowatt solar power array that is sitting up on my roof waiting for an electrical inspection. Well, I’m still waiting, but it is close. Very close. (more…)


The Fresh Dirt on W. Canada’s Wind Energy Fortunes

Blog originally posted April 2014 on Terra1 Renewables by Randolph Seibold.

The reality is hard to paint in warm colours; If the governments of Alberta and BC don’t get serious about drafting policies that offer security for new renewable energy, specifically wind power construction, this industry in the short and medium term may fade away here. (more…)


Turbines and Equines

When Heidi Eijgel and David Glass moved onto a 160-acre ranch near Pincher Creek in 1997, one of their prime goals was to respect and preserve the natural and cultural heritage of the area. (more…)


Alberta’s Premier Redford talks about wind energy

Alberta’s Premier Alison Redford shared her thoughts on wind energy Thursday night to a welcoming crowd at the Medicine Hat Exhibition Centre.