Tag Archives: Alternate energy

Wind folly

What do you think? Should they change the rules?

Proposed wind turbine rules for the Halifax Regional Municipality will make it difficult to have green energy projects in business parks, a wind developer says.

Think about it because they are coming to a town near you!

Sprott Power Corp. should be in the clear to build a wind farm in the Hampton Mountain area of the Annapolis Valley by July, a municipal official said Wednesday. [more]

Will Nova Scotia follow Europe onto this insanity?




More Shear madness

The madness continues because you can’t legislate against stupidity.

Shear Wind Inc. has signed a major deal with Enercon Canada Inc. to supply wind turbines for a proposed $150-million wind farm, the company announced Friday night.

The renewable energy company is developing the Glen Dhu wind power project to supply renewable power to Nova Scotia Power. The green electricity is scheduled to begin generating later this year.

The company wants to install 30 turbines — 14 in Antigonish County and the remainder near Baileys Brook, Pictou County.

ignoring known ineffectiveness

Aase Madsen , the Chair of Energy Policy in the Danish Parliament, calls it “a terribly expensive disaster.”

Is anyone there in lululand  doing a cost/benefit analysis? Anyone?