Tag: Wind Power

Sask First Nations see turbines, battery storage as solution for remote communities

January 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Sask First Nations see turbines, battery storage as solution for remote communities

$5.5M Battery storage program playing role in clean energy grid of the future By David Dodge and Duncan Kinney A California-based utility recently put a 100-megawatt peaker plant up for bid. This is the type of plant that can ramp electricity production up quickly to meet demand — almost always using natural gas. This time, […]

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NAIT Alternative Energy Program trains future green techs

November 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
NAIT Alternative Energy Program trains future green techs

NAIT Alternative Energy Program attracts 6 times more students than it has spaces By David Dodge and Duncan Kinney, Green Energy Futures  Kolton Kasur sees plenty of green in his future. The 22-year-old from rural Bashaw Alberta is enrolled in the new NAIT Alternative Energy Program. “I think there’s going to be a huge future in alternative energy […]

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Wind power no problem for Albertans

July 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Wind power no problem for Albertans

Once wind power projects are operating, few complaints from Albertans Wind power has been in Alberta for 20 years and, if the small volume of complaints about it are any indication, seems to have been well accepted, according to a new study. According to the Pembina Institute, Albertans file very few complaints about wind power projects […]

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