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…

Head of wind power association speaks at Calgary conference, pursues partnership with solar, other technologies

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 8, 2019 7:20 pm Updated October 8, 2019 7:21 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association says…

Saint John Energy partnering with Halifax company on $60 million wind energy project

The CEO of Saint John Energy says the utility’s first-ever wind energy project will generate up to 16 per cent of its customer’s energy needs when it’s up and running in 2022. Saint John Energy announced on Wednesday that it…

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…