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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.

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June 23, 2016  

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.

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March 9, 2016  

CS Wind workers ratify CBA

Workers cited numerous workplace issues, including health and safety and unfair scheduling, as grounds for representation.

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July 16, 2015  

Labour ministry orders work stoppage at Siemens Tillsonburg wind plant

One employee is in hospital with serious injuries after industrial accident July 13.

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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 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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March 13, 2013  

TransAlta’s wind farm plugs into Quebec grid

Installation adds 68 megawatts of renewable energy.

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November 6, 2012  

Innergex’s Phase II Gros-Morne wind farm is now operational

Huge 74-turbine installation can power 20,000 Quebec homes.

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August 28, 2012  

Geomega joins Innovation Metals’ rare earth consortium

Will supply material to a planned $300 million separation facility.

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April 11, 2012  

GE to manufacture 288 wind turbines for Ontario wind farms

Ontario-made turbines will generate enough energy to power 120,000 homes.

News Energy Sustainability
April 4, 2012  

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.

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January 5, 2012  

Windstream signs turbine deal with Siemens

The Windstream Wolfe Island Shoals offshore wind project comes closer to fruition with new wind turbine agreement

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November 21, 2011  

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