How to kick start a green energy industry

By Troy Media:

Lost in the stories about the politics of energy in Ontario is the simple fact that Ontario is installing the equivalent of a nuclear power plant worth of renewable energy.

According to  the Ontario Power Authority Ontario already has 4,125 MW of renewable energy projects operating and 6,255 MW under development thanks to the feed-in tariff (FIT) program.

For perspective Alberta has only 967 MW of wind power and comparatively very little hydro, biomass or solar.

“If you drive around the province you see the evidence of the energy strategy in front of you. You see farmers that have ground-mount solar systems on their land, you see wind turbines and wind farms everywhere. It’s clearly visible compared to five years ago,” said Tyler Hamilton editor ofCorporate Knights magazine and a Toronto Star columnist… Read more

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