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News Energy Manufacturing General
March 18, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
April 5, 2018  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability
July 18, 2017  

Siemens closing Ontario turbine blade manufacturing plant

Closure blamed on “dramatic” changes in global wind market, presenting increased competition and cost pressures.

News Energy General Sustainability
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.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
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.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability
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.

News Energy Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
March 15, 2013  

$200M NS wind project gets green light

Project to provide power for 32,000 South Shore homes from 34 wind turbines.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Production Sustainability
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.

News Energy Business Operations Production Sustainability
October 17, 2012  

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.

News Operations Sustainability
April 19, 2011  

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.

News Operations Sustainability
March 28, 2011  

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.

News General
January 20, 2011  

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.

News General
July 15, 2010  

Cleanfield combines wind and solar for eco park

TORONTO: Cleanfield Alternative Energy Inc., a supplier of vertical

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Production
May 6, 2010  

Linamar diversifies into wind energy

GUELPH, Ont.: Linamar Corp. and German-based NCB Lohmann GmbH,