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Consumer Watch Group is Asking for Your Opinions on Ontario’s Green Energy Act. Here’s Your Chance.

Is A Greener Ontario Worth The Price? Nothing is more on the minds of Ontario residents than energy. Energy has become the subject du-jour, whether it be in industry, politics, or domestic living. Our thirst for cheaper and more abundant energy rises up every time Ontario Hydro releases a statement or Premier Wynne or her […]

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U.S. — Is wind worth it? Industry pushes to extend subsidy

Mike Dennison — Independent Record — December 24, 2012 As Congress struggles to avert the year-end “fiscal cliff” of tax-and-budget policy, there’s one expiring tax law that isn’t getting much press: the federal tax credit that subsidizes wind-power production. Wind-power advocates and leading politicians in the West say this credit, which expires in a week, […]

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What is a wind turbine worth to you?

  A.S. — Opinion Column — Southwestern Ontario.ca — August 22, 2012 For residents across southwestern Ontario, the prospect of seeing a wind turbine in your back yard is an increasing likelihood. As we’ve seen already, the issue is causing a divide between landowners who have agreed to sign leases with wind companies, and neighbours […]

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Is Wind Energy Worth the Sacrifice?

Laurel Purves — Living Green Magazine — June 29, 2012 Much of the Illinois landscape can be flat and dull, with stretches of nothing but corn for miles—until you reach the wind farms.  Then there are hundreds of towering wind turbines scattered through the corn fields. As it turns out, Illinois is leading the United […]

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