Archive | November 2, 2012

Has Ostrander Point been spared from the blades of wind turbines?

Tip of the hat to Sherry Lange — (NAPAW) Rick Conroy — The Wellington Times — November 2, 2012 Speculation grows that Gilead Power is retreating from Ostrander Point. Is it over for the wind energy factory at Ostrander Point? Has this nineturbine project on Crown land on the south shore of the County become […]

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Ontario’s Power Trip: Dalton McGuinty, power puppeteer

Parker Gallant — Financial Post — November 1, 2012 Premier’s Office overwhelmed bureaucrats on gas-plant scandal The 56,000 pages of documents associated with the Ontario government’s decision to kill two gas plants originally planned for Mississauga and Oakville show clearly the top-down role of politicians, both in the decisions made and in the attempts to […]

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UK — In the wind turbine debate, who dares mention the B-word (Beauty)?

Unless we find the words to discuss the beauty of our landscape, it will be desecrated by lines of great waving semaphores Simon Jenkins — The Guardian — November 1, 2012 You can smash a building, bomb a city, impoverish a nation and the world grants you a hearing. But break the twig of a […]

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Michigan — Renewable Energy: At Any Cost?

Doug Snitgen — — November 1, 2012 FINANCIAL COSTS Michigan is already on track, by state law, to get 10 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2015. This law will be reviewed in 2015 to ensure Michigan continues on an affordable, reliable path to clean energy, and it can be changed if […]

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