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Ontario sets record for daily wind production – pays to export it

Scott Luft — Cold Air — November 25, 2012 Friday November 23rd saw a record 36,423MWh of production from the industrial wind turbines on the IESO controlled grid. The day ended with a weighted average Hourly Ontario Energy  Price (HOEP) a negative $5.76 (estimated) – which would value the loss on exporting at ~$279 thousand. […]

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Removing Big Wind’s “Training Wheels”

Tip of the hat to Master Resource David E. Dismukes, Ph.D. — American Energy Alliance — Louisiana State University The Case for Ending the Federal Production Tax Credit 1 The federal wind Production Tax Credit (“PTC”), first enacted in 1992 to “jump start” a nascent, but promising industry,2 provides wind producers with a subsidy of $22 […]

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