GUELPH — Max Woschnigg’s wind turbine was supposed to be a 40-metre sign of the future: a green effort on a local level aimed at saving energy and preserving the environment.
Politicians lauded it. Greenies loved it. Thankful local Grade 7 students once ate barbecue under it – during a field trip visit to pay homage to this green energy pioneer.
But almost four years after the $160,000, 80-kilowatt wind turbine started supplying all the energy needs on Woschnigg’s small farm on Highway 124, just west of Guelph, his view has soured. Continue reading