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Jean-Francois Verret Raglan Mine

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Raglan Mine: Canada’s First Industrial-Scale Wind and Energy Storage Facility

The decision to install a three-megawatt wind turbine at Glencore’s Raglan Mine came after nearly five years of careful investigation, assessment, and analysis, says Jean-Francois Verret, director of strategy, projects, and public affairs. Because of the Arctic conditions at the mining site, which sits on the Ungava Peninsula in Nunavik, roughly 1,800 kilometres north of Montreal, gathering in-depth data was an essential first step. (more…)

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EDP Renewables Welcomes Local Summer Camps to South Branch Wind Farm for Day of Science and Engineering

On Thursday, July 24th, 2014 – EDP Renewables Canada along with Siemens Canada LTD, and a team of educators from the KidWind Project joined together to host more than 150 local summer campers from across the towns of Crysler, Embrun, Russell, Avonmore, Chesterville, and Morrisburg  (more…)

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Watt’s Happening: The Three Shades of Green

By Don Pettit

The environmental ethic has evolved over the last 50 years. It has now separated into three distinct shades of green: Deep Green, Dark Green, and Bright Green. Which shade of green are you? (more…)