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October 9, 2019  

Wind developers upbeat about Alberta despite end of auctions

Still interest in buying green power because of its low cost, low emissions.

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November 6, 2015  

Push to low carbon economy key in $750M UK wind play: Enbridge

The Calgary-based energy giant will own just under 25% of the 400 megawatt development with partner E.ON.

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May 4, 2015  

Pattern Energy acquires Amazon wind farm in Indiana

Grows portfolio to 16 wind projects with a total owned capacity of 2,112 megawatts.

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February 13, 2015  

Pattern secures PPA for 147 MW Quebec wind project

Project is expected to power up to 27,000 Québec homes annually.

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February 13, 2015  

China gets its wind (power) up

Capacity jumps to record high with move to renewable energy.

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January 12, 2015  

Boralex acquires 24 MW Quebec wind project

The yet-to-be constructed project is covered by a 20-year power sales contract with Hydro Quebec.

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December 16, 2014  

Boeing to power Washington 737 factory with renewables

Will purchase more wind power credits and continue to use hydropower.

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November 18, 2014  

SunEdison, TerraForm buy wind firm First Wind for $2.4B

Based on impact of acquisition, SunEdison raised its 2015 installation guidance to a range of 2.1 to 2.3 gigawatts.

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November 14, 2014  

China must transform coal based economy to meet climate targets

Has pledged to halt greenhouse gas emissions growth by 2030 or earlier if possible.

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November 7, 2014  

Wind turbine noise not linked to perceived health effects: Health Canada study

Study does find relationship between increasing levels of wind turbine noise and residents’ annoyance.

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September 30, 2014  

Samsung, Pattern sign 20-year PPA for 100 MW Belle River wind project

Lakeshore, Ont.-based wind farm will power up to 35,000 homes.

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September 23, 2014  

Enbridge increases stakes in two Quebec wind projects for $225M

Lac Alfred and Massif du Sud projects generate enough electricity to power more than 100,000 homes.

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July 30, 2014  

Boralex acquires 14 MW wind power project in France

Deal includes a 15-year power sales contract with EDF France

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May 5, 2014  

Siemens secures order for K2 wind power project

The 270-megawatt project will be the largest wind farm in Ontario, producing clean power for 100,000 homes.

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April 22, 2014  

Apple increasing its reliance on renewable energy

Almost half of the electronics-giant’s stores and data centres are powered by renewable energy.

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March 24, 2014  

Financing is done for $850M K2 Wind power project

It will generate renewable energy to power 100,000 homes.

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February 25, 2014  

Alterra Power completes acquisition of Shannon Wind Project

Financing for the 202-megawatt project in Texas is projected to be finalized by the second quarter.

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February 24, 2014  

Alberta Utilities Commission approves Bull Creek wind project

BluEarth Renewables says new wind farm will improve efficiency to Alberta’s interconnected power system.

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January 29, 2014  

Spanish wind turbine manufacturer to close Pittsburgh plant, cut 62 jobs

Layoffs at the plant east of Pittsburgh started in 2009 when 141 workers lost their jobs.

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December 17, 2013  

NWT three-year power plan reduces costs, shifts to renewables

The government will spend about $31 million over the next three years, including investments in hydroelectricity and wind power.

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September 18, 2013  

Sigma Industries sells metal products division for $2 million

Conditional agreement includes inventory, property, plant and equipment.

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July 10, 2013  

Sky Harvest acquires vertical axis wind turbine tech, manufacturing facilities

A vertical axis wind turbine has blades that spin vertically around a horizontal mast and are used mainly in remote areas.

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July 9, 2013  

Nuclear generation is best for Ontario’s energy future, study suggests

Nuclear generation investments in the Long Term Energy Plan lead to $60B in economic benefits, 100,000 more jobs.

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June 19, 2013  

From PLANT’s print edition: Does Ontario’s GEA blow?

Fraser Institute report slams plan as too costly.

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June 10, 2013  

$300M Vents du Kempt wind farm project secures financing

First project outside Europe to order the new German-made ENERCON E92 turbine.

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June 3, 2013  

CVTech awarded industrial contracts worth $77.4 million

Contracts come just days after shareholder dispute pushed company’s stock price to a two-year high, causing a trade halt.

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May 28, 2013  

GDF SUEZ Canada starts operation of Brockville solar project

The $50 million project has the capacity to power 1,700 homes in Ontario.

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April 29, 2013  

Finavera Wind sells two wind projects for $28M

Pattern Energy acquires acquires Tumble Ridge, Meikle wind projects, with option to acquire two more.

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December 20, 2012  

Enbridge invests $170M to acquire 50% stake in Quebec wind farm

Massif du Sud wind farm will power 35,000 homes once complete.

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November 7, 2012  

Nova Scotia funded wind tower plant to unfairly compete in oil sector: Liberals

Wind tower parts maker DSTN-DSME Trenton is looking to build boilers and wants to produce pressure vessels and tanks for the oil and gas industry.

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November 5, 2012  

German solar power production up 50%

European country will phase out nuclear power by 2022 and replace it with renewable energies.

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May 13, 2010  

Wind energy an opportunity for manufacturers

TORONTO: Auto parts maker Linamar Corp. says the growing