Windshare: A stellar investment, a gallant icon
Blog originally posted by Stewart C. Russell on http://scruss.com/blog/.
I’ve never regretted my investment in WindShare. When I heard about the plan to put a wind turbine at Exhibition Place, I’d been in Canada for less than a month. We didn’t even have a permanent place to live when I put down my $501. I knew, though, that it would be an investment in the future. (more…)
Energy leaders debate Ontario’s future electricity mix!
Renewable Energy Advocacy & Review of Ontario’s Long Term Energy Plan
Wind energy can make an important contribution to Ontario’s future electricity needs. Ontario is working to develop a new (more…)
The wind industry provides submission to Ontario’s Long Term Energy Plan review
The Canadian Wind Energy Association posted its official submission to the Ontario Long Term Energy Plan (LTEP) Review: (more…)
Anti-Wind Groups Make Me Sick
I often wonder if my experience living near windmills would have been different had I been inundated with the anti-wind message before we bought our home. If I had heard the ‘wind farms make people sick’ message over and over again, would that have changed my perception of reality? It’s hard for me to say. (more…)
Anti-Wind Litigation: Is There An End In Sight?
Blog originally posted on http://envirolaw.com by Dianne Saxe and Meredith James.
This article was written for, and may also be found on, the excellent legal blog SLAW.
For the full blog and list of references please link back to the original.
After nearly two years of vigorous anti-wind litigation in Ontario, anti-wind activists have failed to satisfy any court or tribunal that wind energy development in accordance with government standards will cause serious harm. Many wind projects have been approved, and wind-based electrical generation is growing fast. However, the same concerns keep being raised, and we know of no Ontario wind farm that has obtained its approval without the cost and delay of litigation. (more…)
Ernestown Wind Park distinguished as community engagement leader
Ernestown Windpark Inc. was awarded the 2012 SWITCH Rural Initiatives Award on November 8, 2012 at the annual SWITCH Awards in Kingston, Ontario. (more…)