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
Costly wind and solar project contracts are primarily to blame for Ontario’s rising power prices, according to a Fraser Institute study released Oct. 30.The 40-page report co-authored by Ross McKitrick and Tom Adams entitled, “What goes up, Ontario’s soaring electricity prices and how to get them d...
When you’re in the environmental research business, finding blue-green algae can be a double-edged sword: it’s good for the researchers, but not so good for the people living in the area.A collaborative research project between environmental engineering firm Canadian Shield Consultants and the Nort...
has acquired a trio of solar power facilities from Canadian Solar Solutions Inc.,
including two in New Liskeard.The facilities, worth
$182 million, are newly completed and generate 10 megawatts each. Liskeard 3
and 4 are located in the New Liskeard region, while the third is l...
The green-tech industry will be descending on Thunder Bay in early September for the Canadian Bioenergy Association’s (CanBio) annual conference.Sept. 8-12 is Bioeconomy Week in Thunder Bay and the CanBio conference is the place to be seen for anyone connected with this growing industry.The four-da...