Tag Archives: Ontario Wind Power

90% of Ontario’s wind subsidies benefit a select few multinationals: study

(November 25, 2014) Subsidies given to Ontario’s wind farm owners largely benefit a select few multinational corporations, a new Energy Probe study shows.

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Dirty Business: The reality of Ontario’s rush to wind power

(September 9, 2011) Dirty Business, a new book that focuses on wind power’s impacts on Ontario’s power systems and rural communities, features three Energy Probe directors (retired banker Parker Gallant, economist Michael Trebilcock and Globe columnist Margaret Wente), and a … Continue reading

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Ontario’s Green Energy Backlash: Politicians Exploit Growing Opposition To Wind Turbines, Solar

(May 27, 2011) Ian Harvey of the Huffington Post takes a look at how newbie premier Hubak’s proposed policy changes will affect renewable energy in the province of Ontario. The entry notes Energy Probe’s conclusions that the FIT scheme is a “disaster” as it breeds reliance on nuclear energy on days when the weather is not conducive to renewable energy generation. Continue reading

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