The Multi Municipal Wind Turbine Working group has written a letter of protest over the province’s request for new wind power proposals. Chair and Arran-Elderslie Deputy Mayor Mark Davis is asking the minister of energy why the province wants to add another 300 mega watts of wind power.
He questions how the province can add more to an already mismanaged system. “The financial ramifications of what the green energy act has done to the cost of electricity is decimating this province,” he says. “Whether it be from manufacturing sector, to just regular good taxpaying people, we’re accomplishing nothing other than taking ourselves out of a competitive market place.” Davis says electricity ratepayers continue to watch in alarmed disbelief as their hydro bills skyrocket. Read article