Archive | November 9, 2012

What AWEA (and CANwea) Doesn’t Want You To Know About Wind Power

Institute for Energy Research — Canada Free Press — November 9, 2012 Renewable Electricity Standards and Other Pro-Wind Policies In 2011, wind energy generated 2.9 percent of our electricity. And, yes, its level of generation has more than doubled since President Obama has taken office. While there is no doubt that his policies have benefited […]

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Scottish Borders ‘on course for 1,000 wind turbines’

Simon Johnson, Political Editor — Telegraph — November 9, 2012 A thousand wind turbines are on course to be built in the Scottish Borders thanks to the SNP’s “backroom bullying” of the local council to ignore public opposition, it has been claimed. Campaigners said official figures showed wind farm developers have already built or have […]

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Ratepayers ask residents to wake up — Wainfleet told to get active to fight turbines

Luke Edwards — Niagara This Week — November 8, 2012 While many relished the thought of an extra hour of sleep last weekend, the Wainfleet Ratepayers Association was asking Wainfleet residents to wake up. “Unless you all go out and do something, it’ll never happen,” said Cam Pritchard, spokesperson for the West Lincoln Wind Action […]

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Six Nations / Samsung appeal wraps up

Jennifer Vo – PennEnergy — November 7, 2012 “No one on this tribunal will be living on this land. No one will know the effects until 40 years from now,” said Six Nations resident Lester Green in his closing statement at the Samsung Grand Renewable Energy Park hearing. The daylong hearing heard the appellants including […]

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