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…
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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:


… 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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Big Wind on TVO at 9 PM Sep 16th

September 15, 2015


or watch it over your high-speed Internet connection:


Air Date:
Sep 20, 2015
Available Until:
Mar 25, 2021

‘They’re Not Green’ now playing on Culture Unplugged

August 13, 2015


Director:  Nettie Peña  |  Producer: Nettie Peña

Genre: Documentary  |  Produced In: 2011  |  Country: US

Synopsis: For a period extending over thirty years, the wind power industry, its lobbyists and a host of Read the rest of this entry »