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UK: Wind farms Paid Record Sums Not to Produce Electricity

Windy weather and low demand for electricity led to wind farm owners being paid a record amount to switch off turbines on Monday Edward Malnick — The Telegraph — August 12, 2014 Wind farms were paid a record sum of almost £3 million in a single day this week not to produce electricity. Strong winds […]

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When NOAA is Caught Fudging the Numbers, They Recant and Say that July 1936 was Actually Hottest on Record

NOAA’s temperature control knob for the past, present and maybe the future — July 1936 now hottest month again. Watt’s Up With That — June 29, 2014 Two years ago during the scorching summer of 2012, July 1936 lost its place on the leaderboard and July 2012 became the hottest month on record in the […]

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UK: Green Energy Cost Hits Record High as Expensive Turbines Built at Sea

Annual bill for consumers to subsidise renewable technologies has soared to more than £2.5bn as more plants are built and the cost for each unit of electricity rises Emily Gosden — The Telegraph — June 28, 2014 The cost of generating green electricity has hit a record high as subsidies are handed to expensive offshore […]

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Liberal record of forcing wind turbines on Ontarians is appalling

Lorrie Goldstein — Toronto Sun — June 1, 2013 Premier Kathleen Wynne last week promised to give municipal governments a greater say in the location of industrial wind turbines (IWTs) in their communities, short of being able to veto them. In other words, she’s promising residents across Ontario battling the imposition of industrial wind factories […]

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Ontario sets record for daily wind production – pays to export it

Scott Luft — Cold Air — November 25, 2012 Friday November 23rd saw a record 36,423MWh of production from the industrial wind turbines on the IESO controlled grid. The day ended with a weighted average Hourly Ontario Energy  Price (HOEP) a negative $5.76 (estimated) – which would value the loss on exporting at ~$279 thousand. […]

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