Firefighters were unable to get close enough to put the fire out directly because of the turbine’s height and movement of the blades.
No sale likely at this point, and liquidation all but ruled out as an option.
Closure blamed on “dramatic” changes in global wind market, presenting increased competition and cost pressures.
Study does find relationship between increasing levels of wind turbine noise and residents’ annoyance.
A vertical axis wind turbine has blades that spin vertically around a horizontal mast and are used mainly in remote areas.
Pattern Energy acquires acquires Tumble Ridge, Meikle wind projects, with option to acquire two more.
Project to provide power for 32,000 South Shore homes from 34 wind turbines.
Massif du Sud wind farm will power 35,000 homes once complete.
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.
The World Trade Organization will rule that the province’s feed-in-tariff system is discriminatory against foreign suppliers.
REpower Systems Inc. is supplying Wind Works Power Corp. with 15 of its REpower MM92 turbines for two Ontario wind farms that will be capable of providing 30 megawatts of power.
TransAlta Corp. is moving ahead with construction of the 66-megawatt New Richmond wind project located on Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec.
Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine is on schedule to begin manufacturing wind turbine components at its plant in Trenton, NS this spring.
TORONTO: Cleanfield Alternative Energy Inc., a supplier of vertical axis wind turbine solutions, announced that it will install two of its 3.5kW turbines and a 10kW solar photovoltaic system for the Catholic Youth Organization (C.Y.O.) at its Marydale Park project…
GUELPH, Ont.: Linamar Corp. and German-based NCB Lohmann GmbH, manufacturer of wind turbine components in Europe, have formed a strategic alliance to provide manufacturing for customers in North America. Linamar, primarily an automotive supplier that has diversified into other business…