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Wynne’s green scheme could deal massive blow to Ontario and Canada (What else is new?)

Gwyn Morgan — Globe and Mail — May 3, 2015 Last month’s announcement by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne that her province would link up with the existing Quebec and California carbon dioxide cap-and-trade systems prompted an editorial in this newspaper headlined, “Is this Green Energy Act Round Two?” Ontario’s Green Energy Act offered so-called “feed-in […]

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Opinion – Ending Ontario’s Wind Experiment

Monte McNaughton – NetNewsLedger — January 26, 2015 QUEENS PARK – GUEST EDITORIAL – How do we ensure that when one government abuses its power, we don’t have to live with the consequences for a generation? Through the supremacy of our democratically elected legislative assembly in Ontario. In 2009, the Ontario Liberals misused their majority […]

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Ontario, Canada: A Mirror of America’s Economic Future Mortgaged To Falsified Climate Science

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball If Obama’s policies on energy and environment were truly original they would be worth consideration, but they are not. He dismisses claims that “The economy will lose millions of jobs and billions in growth.” He said, “Let’s face it, that’s what [critics]…

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Down Wind Exposes the Wynne-McGuinty Green Energy Disaster

Lorrie Goldstein — Toronto Sun — May 31, 2014 TORONTO – Anyone who has studied the Ontario Liberal government’s failed experiment with wind power knows what a financial and social catastrophe it has been. How billions of taxpayers’ and hydro customers’ dollars are being wasted, and will continue to be wasted for decades to come, […]

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Wind Permits Allowing Eagle Deaths Face Blowback

Clare Foran — National Journal — January 23, 2014 An ongoing battle over an Interior Department rule-making that allows wind-energy producers to kill bald and golden eagles without prosecution has created a rift between environmental advocates and the wind industry. “We’re between a rock and a hard place,” said David Yarnold, president and CEO of […]

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Terence Corcoran: Ontario’s power disaster

Originally posted on Financial Post | Opinion:
New study highlights desperate need for reform the province’s vast dysfunctional and costly electricity regime For almost five years FP Comment has inveighed against the Ontario government’s profoundly uneconomic and costly electricity regime, a dictatorial and monopolist system that uses taxes and subsidies to greenify the power system of…

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Critics call Ontarios wind farms a disaster, but Chiarelli promises peace with municipalities

Critics call Ontario’s wind farms ‘a disaster’ in rural areas but Energy Minister Chiarelli says government is working with municipalities Michael Lapointe — Hill Times — August 13, 2013 Ontario is making major changes to its growing wind energy sector, providing municipalities more say over where turbines will be located and more revenue from projects. […]

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Excellent article written on the Great Green Energy Disaster of Ontario

Natural Exit Rick Conroy — Wellington Times — July 12, 2013 Somewhere in Don Mills, I expect Premier Kathleen Wynne is quietly giving thanks to an old turtle. And, she is surely secretly praying that more Blanding’s turtles raise their bright yellow chins elsewhere in the province, in clear view of an environmental review tribunal. […]

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Wynne TRIES to distance herself from McGuintys energy disaster

Adam Radawanski — Globe and Mail — June 21, 2013 It was billed this week by Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli as a “renegotiation” of the massive green-energy contract that Ontario’s government signed with the Samsung Group 31/2 years ago. That may have been a little diplomatic. What Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals really did was seize on […]

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Ontario’s Green Disaster — Pursuit of windpower particularly ill-considered

Ross R McKitrick and Kenneth P. Green – Financial Post — May 1, 2013 The province could soon top North America in electricity costs In 2009 the Ontario government passed the Green Energy Act (GEA), with the aim of increasing the province’s use of renewable energy such as wind and solar power, biofuels, and small-scale […]

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Germany — Energiewende is ‘role model and a disaster’ and not ‘thought through’ says Siemens boss

From Central Bruce Wind Action Kevin Ross — Deputy Editor — Power Engineering International — February 6, 2013 A senior boss at German power company Siemens (NYSE: SI) today conceded that his home country’sEnergiewende – or energy transition – from nuclear to renewables had been a “disaster” and was “not thought through”. But Lothar Balling, executive vice-president of gas turbine […]

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UK — This Addiction to Wind Farms has been a Disaster

Leo McKinstry — Express.co.uk — November 1, 2012 THE rash of wind farms across Britain represents the triumph of environmental dogma over common sense. Wrecking the countryside, reducing our energy security and driving up our household bills, these ugly structures are nothing more than monuments to political folly.

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“Electric Poverty” and Germany’s Green Energy Disaster

Daniel Greenfield — FrontPageMag.com — October 20, 2012 Germany is one of Europe’s most reliable economies and yet its bungled attempts at switching from reliable nuclear power to “Green Energy” has led to a complete disaster. And it’s something that we should be paying attention to because Barack Obama and his band of Goreites have taken […]

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Germany has gone further down the ‘renewables’ path than any country in the world, and now it’s paying the price

Christopher Booker — The Telegraph –September 22, 2012 Germany’s wind power chaos should be a warning to the UK On Friday, September 14, just before 10am, Britain’s 3,500 wind turbines broke all records by briefly supplying just over four gigawatts (GW) of electricity to the national grid. Three hours later, in Germany, that country’s 23,000 […]

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Ontario’s Premier is Leading His Caucus … Right Over a Cliff

Another excellent article by the Suns Lorrie Goldstein.  Articles like this are bound to start to seep into the minds of those who have stubbornly themselves hitched to McGuinty’s falling star.   The more light that is shone on this greed energy debacle, the more those who are ignorant of the plight in rural Ontario […]

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