Tag: Electricity

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Communities

Watt’s Happening: Where Does the Electricity Go?

by Don Pettit

It’s rare that we get to see our electricity being made. It usually comes from some far and distant unknown source. Plug something into an outlet, and there’s the power. The rest is a mystery. (more…)

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Communities

Choose 100 per cent green electricity for your home…it’s easy!

As a Friend of Wind, you’re likely looking for meaningful — and easy — ways to reduce your environmental impact and help support wind power in Canada. (more…)

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Communities

Turbines and blades: The promise of wind energy

Melanie Moller of The Charlatan, Carleton’s Independent Weekly, writes about the promise of wind energy in Canada. To read Melanie’s full article, visit The Charlatan’s website by clicking here. (more…)

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Affordability

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario: Promoting Electricity Pricing Literacy (Part 1 of 3)

A February 22nd blog post made by the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario adds perspective to prices that are paid for electricity generated from renewable resources. (more…)

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Communities

Wind Energy Drives Record Local Investments

Wind energy in Canada will enjoy a record year in 2011 with approximately 1,200 MW of new wind energy capacity projected to be added to provincial grids, representing an investment of $3.5 billion and creating 13,500 person-years of employment.

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How Wind Works

Want to learn more about Canada’s power system?

Want to learn more about Canada’s power system? Browse through CBC’s Special Report Power Switch. The interactive report takes a look at how power is generated and distributed in Canada and provides a good collection of information on our electricity system.

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Safety

Wind power keeps the lights on – by Rebecca Black

A good news story among all the bad news from Japan – wind power keeps the lights on.  Safe, secure, reliable – renewable power aligns with my personal values and vision for a sustainable future in Canada and beyond.

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