7,600 Large Onshore Wind Turbines in Ontario

March 31, 2011

To see the most recent list of turbines installed in or proposed for Ontario (Canada), click this link:

All are as big or larger than Toronto’s Ex Place turbine.Oct 22 13 Turbines For Ontario-3

Please leave a comment if you notice any errors or omissions.

A larger version of this map can be found under Bruce County on the right.

More maps can be found here:

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“ask them for their input and then ignore it”

March 11, 2016

Source: We live in the province of Toronto, says small-town mayor

Even though 84 per cent of residents opposed wind turbines, the Elgin County municipality that hugs Lake Erie learned Thursday it will end up with them anyway under a process the government promised would give local sentiments a priority.

“We were totally ignored,” Dutton-Dunwich Mayor Cameron McWilliam said. “We live in the province of Toronto, not the province of Ontario.” Read the rest of this entry »


Big Wind on TVO Mar 24th at 9 PM

February 23, 2016

Big Wind is documentary on wind turbines in Ontario, Canada.

TVO schedule for Wednesday, March 24th, 2016:

or watch it over your high-speed Internet connection: Read the rest of this entry »


A helicopter to de-ice the blades of a turbine

January 25, 2016
A helicopter using heated water to de-ice the blades of a wind turbine so it can replace fossil fuel use…
More info at the link:

hiking hydro prices 80% between 2004 and 2014

December 15, 2015

A good history of Ontario’s electricity policies over a decade:

No one is more responsible for the ongoing electricity disaster in Ontario than former premier Dalton McGuinty. Read the rest of this entry »


1,000 times the sponsorship scandal

December 10, 2015

Well worth the read:

http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/canadian-politics/andrew-coyne-the-lucrative-business-of-buying-subsidies

… consumers were out $37 billion — almost 1,000 times as much as the sums involved in the sponsorship scandal…


“double the U.S. market price for wind”

December 3, 2015

In the same way that cigarettes are no more than nicotine-delivery devices, wind turbines in Ontario are subsidy-delivery devices, at twice the going rate:

consumers could end up paying $9.2 billion more for renewable energy over 20-year contracts issued under the Green Energy Act with guaranteed prices set at double the U.S. market price for wind

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Ontario’s decision-making process

November 23, 2015
Regarding the decision-making process for developing wind turbines, there are 3 parties:

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