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Contests

Power of Wind Blog Contest: Third Place Winner

The Power of Wind Blog. By Daniel Bryce We are at a crossroads in history. Now is the time to capture the power of wind like never before. Now is the time to start caring about the future of our world, our climate and standards of living, and wean our selves off of fossil fuels.

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Events

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…)

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Communities

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…)

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Communities

Commission sur les enjeux énergétiques du Québec : Express your support for wind energy

This entry is only available in French.

La Commission sur les enjeux énergétiques se déroulera du 4 septembre au 11 octobre 2013. Cette consultation sera d’une grande importance pour le futur énergétique de la province. (more…)

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Communities

Watt’s Happening: Wind Plan for the Peace

By Don Pettit

Long term, stable economic development, full employment, more prosperous farms and ranches, and a clean environment. That’s what the Peace Country of Northeast British Columbia has to GAIN. (more…)

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How Wind Works

Building a Wind Farm in Arctic Conditions: Rio Tinto’s Diavik Mine.

By Elizabeth Judd, Canadian Clean Energy Conferences

Finding a way to power the Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada’s northwest territories, an area where the thermometer can plunge to -50 degrees Celsius (more…)

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Communities

5th Annual Global Wind Day on June 15th

Don Ross, member of the County Sustainability Group (CSG), a gathering of Prince Edward County residents with a common interest and desire to bring sustainability challenges to public attention, was once again this year’s Global Wind Day Ambassador. (more…)

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Communities

2013 Power of Wind Blog Contest – I am change!

I AM CHANGE!

To celebrate Global Wind Day, the international annual day for discovering the power of wind, and the growing contribution of wind energy in Canada, CanWEA has launched the second annual Power of Wind Blog Contest. (more…)

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Communities

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…)

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Communities

Watt’s Happening: powering the planet with renewables

By Don Pettit

MYTH #3: “We can’t possibly power the whole planet on renewables because there’s not enough of it and it’s intermittent and unreliable.” WRONG!

Renewable energy has always seemed kind of magical to me. Stick a wind turbine up in the air or let the sun shine on a solar panel and out comes electricity. That’s pretty cool. (more…)

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