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Curtailment of contracted electricity supply still rising in Ontario

October 1st is here, so the third quarter of 2016 is now history. Seems like a good time to review some things – like Ontario’s move towards world leader status in the curtailment of potential supply from wind turbines – mostly paid whether or not their output can be handled by the grid. 450 more words

Hornung: Wind power will propel a clean Alberta

By Robert Hornung

Polling numbers released Thursday by ThinkHQ suggested declining support for the Alberta government’s climate leadership plan.

While some Albertans clearly have concerns about the transition to a lower carbon economy, the evidence shows that renewables like wind energy are a reliable and cost-effective means of generating power. 621 more words

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Huron County Tops State with Most Wind Farm Incidents

Huron County’s wind farms are becoming notorious with having twice the number of incidents than any other county in Michigan.

Recent data obtained from Caithness Windfarm Information Forum, a global incident collection group in the UK showed that since 1990 Huron County lead Michigan in terms of wind farm accidents and incidents. 454 more words

Michigan

"What Have I Done" - Farmers Regret Saying Yes To Turbines

Re-posted from 2012

By  signing that contract, I signed away the control of the family  farm, 

and it’s the biggest regret I have ever experienced and will ever experience.”

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Michigan

Virtual Reality brings sustainable brand stories to life

This article was earlier edited and published on Sustainable Brands.

Imagine yourself on top of an offshore wind turbine, feeling the strong wind in your hair and the vibration from the powerful movement of the blades, looking out into the endless blue ocean decorated not by black smoke but only white glistening turbines. 733 more words

Conference Journal

Michigan Wind Farm Accidents

We have managed to find a reliable global source of information on specific incidents, accidents structural failures and even tragic fatalities occurring on all wind farms since 1999. 90 more words

Wind Energy

Ford Exec To Keynote Clean Energy Industry Gala

LANSING — The Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council announced that John J. Viera, global director of sustainability and vehicle environmental matters at Ford Motor Co., will give the keynote address at the fourth Annual… 359 more words

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