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Brakes put on Grand Bend Wind Farm

John Milner — London Free Press — July 8, 2014 Faced with appeals against its $380-million project hugging the Lake Huron shoreline, the developer of the Grand Bend Wind Farm is applying the brakes.​ Some preliminary work for the wind farm will likely start later this year, but major construction now won’t begin until the […]

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Germany Sends Clear Signal that it will Slam the Brakes on Renewables

Industry and Jobs are more important From No Tricks Zone: P. Gosselin — October 26, 2013 A major part of Germany’s SPD socialist party, which is Germany’s second largest party behind Angela Merkel’s CDU conservative party, is coming to its economic and social senses on the issues climate change and renewable energy. The threat of […]

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Germany Hits Brakes on Race to Renewable Energy Future

Spiegel International — August 28, 2012 The share of renewable energies in Germany’s power mix has shot up so high that the electricity grid and the subsidy framework has been unable to keep up. Now, the government wants to slow down the process. German commentators say that the current chaos endangers the entire project. Many scoffed at […]

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