Wind turbine catches fire at Nova Scotia wind farm
Firefighters were unable to get close enough to put the fire out directly because of the turbine’s height and movement of the blades.
Options still open for former Nova Scotia wind tower plant: minister
No sale likely at this point, and liquidation all but ruled out as an option.
Siemens closing Ontario turbine blade manufacturing plant
Closure blamed on “dramatic” changes in global wind market, presenting increased competition and cost pressures.
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.
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.
Finavera Wind sells two wind projects for $28M
Pattern Energy acquires acquires Tumble Ridge, Meikle wind projects, with option to acquire two more.
$200M NS wind project gets green light
Project to provide power for 32,000 South Shore homes from 34 wind turbines.
Enbridge invests $170M to acquire 50% stake in Quebec wind farm
Massif du Sud wind farm will power 35,000 homes once complete.
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.
WTO rules Ontario’s green energy policies unfair
The World Trade Organization will rule that the province’s feed-in-tariff system is discriminatory against foreign suppliers.
Cold climate turbines to power Oshawa wind farms
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.
It’s a go for $205M Quebec wind project
TransAlta Corp. is moving ahead with construction of the 66-megawatt New Richmond wind project located on Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec.
NS wind turbine plant ready to produce •
Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine is on schedule to begin manufacturing wind turbine components at its plant in Trenton, NS this spring.
Cleanfield combines wind and solar for eco park
TORONTO: Cleanfield Alternative Energy Inc., a supplier of vertical…
Linamar diversifies into wind energy
GUELPH, Ont.: Linamar Corp. and German-based NCB Lohmann GmbH,…