In the cold depths of winter a small group of hardy Wintergreen Co-op members were able to get a sneak preview visit of the Co-op’s first solar project on Abbey Dawn Road in eastern Kingston. The construction company, Evergreen Power Ltd. gave a tour of the construction site to Wintergreen Co-op President, David Hahn, and Read More
A few exciting updates! FIT 3 Projects It looks like the 500 kw project we’re working on with SolarShare will be built early this winter and the second one on Abbey Dawn will likely be built next year. FIT 4 Applications The application for the Middle Road 500 kW ground mount has ben submitted and Read More
This seems like a timely article with the upcoming election on Thursday, June 12. Rob Graham, in an article titled, Are Hydro Prices Really So High? (click on the title to see the full article), provocatively suggests that hydro prices on Ontario aren’t actually that high. He writes: Hydro Quebec routinely surveys electricity rates for Read More
Read the full article on Ontario energy prices here. In a report released today, the Pembina Institute and Greenpeace Canada questions Ontario’s commitment to new and refurbished nuclear plants. The groups say that a mix of conservation and renewables would be cheaper than the cost of the Canadian province’s commitment to maintaining nuclear’s current 50% share Read More
It’s time to reconsider nuclear energy; it is cost intensive and dangerous. Take a look at this article detailing the expensive repair costs of a nuclear plant in Ontario.
Ontario is asking for your opinion on its Long Term Energy Plan (LTEP)! Twenty of Ontario’s major environmental organizations are working together to advocate for Ontario’s environment. Visit their site to find out how you can have your say in our clean energy future. Here’s a sample of what they’ve got to say: “The government needs to Read More
Tomorrow, Sunday, October 21, there will be a program on wind power on CBC’s “Sunday Edition” with Michael Enright at 9am (107.5FM). It will be interesting to hear how John Twidell, Editor Emeritus of The Journal of Wind Engineering, is looking at the current program in Ontario. The program will also feature a documentary by Paige Read More