Wind power developers upbeat about Alberta despite end of power project auctions

Panellists at a wind energy conference in Calgary say Alberta is still the best place in Canada to build renewable power projects despite the United Conservative government’s decision to unplug the previous NDP regime’s project auctions. Grant Arnold, CEO of…

Despite violent southern Alberta gusts, wind farm turbines hold fast

Wind warnings are synonymous with southwest Alberta, and Friday saw wind gusts up to 150 km/h. When the wind is blowing that fast, it makes it harder to generate energy at wind farms. “At a certain point, the wind turbine…

Alberta wind farms hold steady through wind warnings

January 10 2019 7:17pm Southern Albertans are used to the occasional wind warning, but with greener energy options sprouting across the region, how do wind farms handle the powerful punch from Mother Nature? Kyle Benning explains. ‘ }); } else…