International Power Canada (IPC) – the company pursuing a 26 turbine wind park in the northwest part of Sydenham Township – held a special public information centre at the arena on Thursday night.
Paid duty police officers were on hand, outside the building, for the entire evening and a massive crowd packed into the community centre to get information about the proposed project. Dozens of anti-wind power protesters also attended to make their feelings on the matter known. Continue reading →
Anger, confusion, frustration, shouting and finger pointing resulted from irate residents showing up to what was thought to be a public meeting hosted by the Bluewater Wind Project.
The wind farm, proposed by International Power Canada Inc., would see 50 2.5-megawatt turbines installed on about 3,387 hectares of land, between Conc. 2 of Huron Township, Lake Range Drive, the Conc. 10 of Huron and Sideroad 5.
The project would be connected by overhead transmission lines, heading north on Sideroad 20 through the Municipality of Kincardine, turning west on either the Conc. 6 and 8 where they would connect to the existing transmission lines near Bruce Power. Continue reading →
A wind energy developer is pushing ahead despite decisions by Grey Highlands that will slow approvals required for a wind energy project south of Maxwell.
Friday council supported a bylaw passed by Arran-Elderslie which claims that section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms — the protection of life, liberty and security —trumps Ontario’s Green Energy Act, which controls alternative energy development. Continue reading →
Mike Crawley, President
International Power Canada Inc.
105 Commerce Valley Drive West, Suite 410
Markham, Ontario L3T 7W3 Canada
Dear Mr. Crawley,
I am writing on behalf of XX, Harrow, Ontario. Mrs. X informs me that her home has nine (9) 1.65 MW V2 Vestas wind turbines within 2 km of her home. Three of these are within 1 km. Indeed, all 24 turbines (for this project) are within 5 km. Continue reading →