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Australia: PM Abbott Cancels Government Wind Farm Subusidies

Simon Kent — Breitbart News — July 12, 2015 Australia has slammed the door shut on any new government-funded investment in renewable energy schemes as Prime Minister Tony Abbott extends his “war on wind power”. In doing so Mr Abbott has sent a clear message to the mendicant green renewable energy sector that there will […]

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Tasmania Ditches $2 Billion Wind Project Because It’s Not Economically Viable !! They Did Their Homework. Well done!!

Hydro Tasmania ditches $2b King Island wind farm project (Hat tip to the Galileo Movement) ABC News (AU) — October 28, 2014 State-owned power generator Hydro Tasmania has killed off a $2 billion wind farm planned for King Island because it says the project is not economically viable. Hydro had planned to build a 600 […]

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Ireland: Yet Another Ambitious Wind Farm in the Irish Sea Bites the Dust

The Independent — August 10, 2014 A wind farm due to be built in the Irish Sea to supply power to 1.7m homes has been scrapped. The Rhiannon wind farm, 19km north-east of Wales, had been promoted as a huge investment that would have given a massive boost to the economies of both Ireland and […]

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Auditor general finds $275 million tab for cancelled gas plant in Mississauga

Canadian Press — April 15, 2013 TORONTO — The decision by Ontario’s Liberal government to scrap a partially-built gas plant in Mississauga, just days before the 2011 election, will cost at least $275 million. Auditor general Jim McCarter’s special investigation found cancelling the gas-fired generating station cost $85 million more than the $190 million the […]

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Company cites economic reasons for wind farm project cancellation

Mark Hoult — Northumberland Today — April 1, 2013 ASPHODEL-NORWOOD – The Wind Works Power Corp. has cancelled its Wind Farm Collie Hill project in Asphodel-Norwood Township, along with its two Clean Breeze projects in Centreton and Grafton. The news appeared Friday buried in a 4-Traders story about the company’s acquisition of a private German wind energy […]

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UK — Blow for green dream as wind turbine factory scrapped

Rowena Mason and Emily Gosden — The Telegraph — June 23, 2012 Vestas, a Danish company, said it would no longer proceed with its flagship   Sheerness project amid concerns about political support for wind power in   Britain. The company’s withdrawal will be an embarrassment for the Government, which   had cited the Sheerness factory as evidence of […]

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Another one gone and another one gone…Another one bites the dust……

Two big wind farm projects canceled in Pennsylvania  Dan Hopey — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette — May 16, 2012 Two big wind development projects on Appalachian ridges in Bedford and Clearfield counties have been canceled, and fewer new turbines will be spinning across the nation next year due to the possible end of a federal tax credit […]

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