BC businesses join call for a stronger carbon tax

In an open letter to BC Premier Christy Clark, businesses and conservation groups argue that reducing carbon will benefit the economy.


First Wind-Power Project to Feed B.C. Grid

A green-energy boost for British Columbia.  BC Hydro’s grid started receiving wind-generated electricity today from the new wind park at Bear Mountain, the location of a popular golf resort near Dawson Creek in northeast B.C.  The $200 million project will provide enough electricity to power approximately 31,000 homes annually later this year. Most of the…

CanWEA voices support for BC’s push for renewable energy

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) voiced its support for the BC Government’s continued desire to pursue new renewable energy projects as evidenced by Minister Lekstrom’s, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, response to the recent ruling by the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) on the Long Term Acquisition Plan proposed by BC Hydro.

Ontario’s Green Energy Act

January 23, 2009 – The Green Energy Act Alliance, a coalition of leading environmental groups, industry associations, farmers, community power and labour groups, applaud the McGuinty government’s announcement of six new wind farms in Ontario. The announcement comes while the Ontario government is preparing a potentially world-class energy policy that could revolutionize the energy system…

Wind turbine generate more green jobs in Ontario

News Release from the Ontario Government: November 13, 2008 – Ontario is turning to wind turbines to help create jobs and power a green energy future. Premier Dalton McGuinty helped open a 44-turbine wind farm near Port Alma, on the shores of Lake Erie. The Kruger Energy Port Alma Wind Power Project will produce enough…