Archive for Canada

Acciona Scoops Up Ontario Wind Farm From Suncor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 18, 2017

Through its Canadian subsidiary, Acciona Energy International (AEI) has acquired 50% of the 76 MW Ripley Wind Farm in Ontario from Suncor Energy Inc. The Ripley Wind Farm was originally built as a joint venture by Suncor and Acciona in [Read More]

Technostrobe Claims Success After Trial Period

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

The TechnoCentre eolien has successfully tested the LIDS solution, developed by Technostrobe, on its research site.

Alberta’s Environment Minister Lauds Renewables

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

The Alberta government’s efforts to encourage development of the province’s abundant wind energy resource and diversify its fossil fuel-dependent economy have captured the attention of investors, who see a long-term opportunity for growth in the market, according to Shannon Phillips, Alberta’s [Read More]

CanWEA Applauds Green Focus Of Federal Budget

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 23, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is voicing its support for the Canadian government’s newly released Budget 2017, which includes promoting renewable energy across the country. Budget 2017 is the next step in the government’s long-term plan to “create jobs [Read More]

Study: More Local Benefits Equal More Support For Canadian Wind Projects

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

The more a community is involved in wind energy planning, including getting direct benefits from nearby turbines, the more likely the development will gain local support, according to a new study from London, Ontario-based Western University. The study, conducted by [Read More]

CanWEA Announces Annual Award Nominees

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has announced the nominees for the 2017 CanWEA Awards, which recognize those who have made “outstanding contributions” to Canada’s wind power industry. The nominees are as follows: R.J. Templin Award Pan-Canadian Wind Integration Study [Read More]

Offshore Wind Developer Files In Court Against Canadian Government

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 21, 2017

Offshore wind company Windstream Energy LLC is claiming that for the first time in the history of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the government of Canada has failed to comply with the terms of a payment following an [Read More]

Another Good Year For Canada Wind: CanWEA Gives The Lowdown

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 31, 2017

Canada now has nearly 12 GW of installed wind capacity, which is enough to supply 6% of the country’s electricity demand.

Suncor Sells Its Half Of Ontario Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 26, 2017

Fiera Infra LP, an infrastructure fund under Fiera Infrastructure Inc., has acquired Suncor Energy’s 50% interest in the Cedar Point II Wind Facility in Ontario. The project, located in Lambton County, consists of 46 wind turbines on privately owned land. [Read More]

IKEA Canada To Take Over 88 MW Alberta Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 26, 2017

Teck Resources Ltd., a diversified resource company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has entered into an agreement to sell its 49% interest in the Wintering Hills wind power facility to IKEA Canada for C$58.6 million. The joint owner, TA Wintering [Read More]