Siemens closing Ontario turbine blade manufacturing plant
Closure blamed on “dramatic” changes in global wind market, presenting increased competition and cost pressures.
Kawartha Lakes acted in bad faith in thwarting turbine project
Court found city used jurisdiction over roads for an improper purpose to frustrate Sumac Ridge approval.
CS Wind workers ratify CBA
Workers cited numerous workplace issues, including health and safety and unfair scheduling, as grounds for representation.
Labour ministry orders work stoppage at Siemens Tillsonburg wind plant
One employee is in hospital with serious injuries after industrial accident July 13.
Pattern secures PPA for 147 MW Quebec wind project
Project is expected to power up to 27,000 Québec homes annually.
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.
Alberta Utilities Commission approves Bull Creek wind project
BluEarth Renewables says new wind farm will improve efficiency to Alberta’s interconnected power system.
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.
TransAlta’s wind farm plugs into Quebec grid
Installation adds 68 megawatts of renewable energy.
Innergex’s Phase II Gros-Morne wind farm is now operational
Huge 74-turbine installation can power 20,000 Quebec homes.
Geomega joins Innovation Metals’ rare earth consortium
Will supply material to a planned $300 million separation facility.
GE to manufacture 288 wind turbines for Ontario wind farms
Ontario-made turbines will generate enough energy to power 120,000 homes.
Ontario Liberals slapped with $1-billion lawsuits over wind farms
SouthPoint Wind has filed the suit after its offshore wind project applications were cancelled by the provincial government.
Windstream signs turbine deal with Siemens
The Windstream Wolfe Island Shoals offshore wind project comes closer to fruition with new wind turbine agreement
China will invest $1.7 trillion in clean energy
Chinese government says it’s time to level the playing field and grant more access to its markets for foreign economies
At least some of our energy future is blowing in the wind. The industry is growing at a quick 25% annually, and net sales have doubled in the last three years for most manufacturers of turbines and components such as gearboxes and bearings.