Oxley Wind Farm – 45 day public comment period

January 3, 2013

Ontario Wind Resistance

MOE EBR access deniedJust try and find the documents for this project online. The company does not have a website. You may find one called RedBird, but the company says it’s not the right one. The Ministry of Environment’s approval system is not transparent, nor is it accessible.
Environmental Registry —
Comments due February 1st, 2013
“This posting is for a proposed Renewable Energy Approval (REA) by Oxley Wind Farm Inc. for the Oxley Wind Farm, proposed to be located at 1040 Ridge Road in the Town of Essex, County of Essex, Ontario. This is a Class 4 Wind Facility with a total expected generation capacity of 6 megawatts (MW).  The proposed facility is considered to be a Class 4 Wind Facility under Ontario Regulation 359/09 (O. Reg. 359/09) Renewable Energy Approvals under Part V.0.1 of the Environmental Protection Act. Applications for Renewable Energy Approvals are required to be submitted in accordance…

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Green sector in the red

May 17, 2012
By Chris Vander Doelen, The Windsor Star – May 15, 2012

Last week’s closure of the Siliken solar panel factory is, sad to say, probably a harbinger of things to come in Windsor’s still budding “green” energy sector.

Last month it was the WindTronics turbine factory that closed, taking down with it a $2.7-million grant from provincial taxpayers and putting 50 employees out of work. It never did employ the 200 people it promised to hire. Read the rest of this entry »

Map of industrial wind turbines in Essex County, Ontario

April 2, 2012

Source: http://ontario-wind-resistance.org/2012/02/14/essex-county-sold-down-the-river/

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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