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100-MW North Kent wind farm posted despite surplus power in Ontario

Originally posted on Mothers Against Wind Turbines Inc.:
Ontario electricity customers pick up the tab for unneeded power development, again $1.5 million paid out already today for curtailed wind power The huge, 100-megawatt North Kent 1 wind power project proposed by the Samsung-Pattern Energy consortium was posted yesterday on the Ontario Environmental Registry. The announcement…

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German Opposition to Wind Farms Spawns New Political Party

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
Remember all the guff about Germans loving wind power to bits? And stories about how Germany is the wind power pioneer, and that its cheerful rural volk are 100% behind having thousands of these things speared all over their bucolic homeland? No? We’ve forgotten them too. German wind farm…