Sudbury green group wants $1-million solar farmSUN Co-operative, a Sudbury
not-for-profit organization, has made progress over the winter months
toward the construction of a $1-million solar farm on Vale-owned mine
property.Bob Jeffery, vice-president of the SUN
Co-operative board, said the group has made an application with the
Ontario Power Authority’s (OPA) Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) program, which
offers small green power generators a chance to sell power to the
provincial grid at a guaranteed rate.“We're waiting for what they call a
There’s a change at the top of a Thunder Bay-based forestry innovation institute.Scott Wiebe is the new CEO of the Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-economy (CRIBE).He replaces Lorne Morrow who departs after a five-year term.Wiebe, who was previously CRIBE’s program manager, served a tw...
If you were a youth in Sudbury, chances are you, or someone you know, spent a summer or two lugging bags of dolomite limestone up the city’s barren hills, prepping the ground for reforestation.The routine is so ubiquitous, it’s almost become a rite of passage, said Dr. Peter Beckett, a reclamation,...
has acquired a third solar power generation facility near New Liskeard from
Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. It’s the eighth facility acquired from Canadian
Solar and the third in the New Liskeard area.The newly built
Liskeard 1 facility has a generating capacity of 10 megawatts....
Funding for a
pair of smart grid projects has been approved for Northern Ontario.eCamion will
build one of three demonstration 250 kWh smart energy storage systems in
Sudbury to promote peak management, grid reliability and increased renewable
energy penetration. The other two systems are to be...