Tag: How Wind Works

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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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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…)