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Wind turbine noise doesn't cause harm, Health Canada finds
Toronto Star
Living near towering wind turbines can be extremely annoying but there is no connection between exposure to the wind turbine noise and health effects, says a new comprehensive Health Canada study. Noise from wind turbines did not have any measurable effect on illness and chronic disease, stress and quality of sleep, the study found. But the louder the noise from the turbines, the more people got annoyed by different aspects — from the noise to the aircraft warning lights atop the turbines to the way they caused shadows to flicker.
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Churchill wind project still on the books for Enniskillen Township
Sarnia Observer
While one company recently signaled it has abandoned plans for a wind farm in Lambton County, another continues to pursue a provincial contract to build a large wind energy project in Enniskillen Township and Plympton-Wyoming. EDF EN Canada has been proposing to build a 100 MW to 150 MW wind farm between Highway 402 and Oil City in the neighbouring central Lambton municipalities.
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Ontario electricity gets taken for a spin
OurWindsor.Ca
The trouble with electricity is that no one’s figured out how to bottle it when there’s too much, and uncork it later when there’s too little. An unassuming industrial building 160 kilometres northwest of Toronto houses an operation that’s trying to store juice — not in bottles, but by using rapidly spinning, four-tonne steel cylinders.
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Wind energy contributing to a cleaner, more flexible and cost competitive electricity system
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A recent Fraser Institute study misrepresents the impact of wind energy on the electricity bills paid by Ontario consumers. This is the conclusion of Power Advisory LLC, a leading management consulting firm that specializes in North American electricity markets. On behalf of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), Power Advisory LLC undertook an analysis of the Fraser Institute report, “What Goes Up… Ontario’s Soaring Electricity Prices and How to Get Them Down.”
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Canadian Solar supplies large-scale grid storage in Ontario
PV-Tech Storage
Canadian Solar has finalised a deal to provide 4MW of energy storage, to be used to support the electrical grid in Ontario, Canada. The PV module manufacturer and more recently, large-scale project developer, was among several companies selected by Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) to supply storage to the grid. This followed a competitive application process.
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Call for Expressions of Interest for Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program

OCE is pleased to be launching Round 2 of the Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program in partnership with Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (AITF) and the Governments of Alberta and Ontario. This program supports inter-provincial industry-academic projects focussed on solving challenges facing key industries in both provinces. Funded by AITF and OCE, the program will leverage contributions from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and industry partners.
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Canada vets wind turbines
Renews
Wind energy advocates welcomed research by Health Canada that found no link between exposure to wind turbine noise and any of the self-reported or measured health indicators examined over two years. The study did however demonstrate a correlation between increasing levels of wind turbine noise and annoyance.
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Germany's enduring attachment to coal
Global News
The bus bumped up over the hill and the tourists inside gasped out loud. They crammed onto the right side of the vehicle, eagerly snapping photos of the wasteland spread before them. They were looking at a hole in the ground – the Welzow open-pit coal mine in Brandenburg state, one of Germany’s many working lignite coal mines. The mine is massive: a pit covering 88 square km, so deep your ears pop as you drive to the bottom.
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ABB builds HVDC station to enhance Michigan grid, integrate wind power
Renew Grid
ABB says it has commissioned a 200 MW HVDC Light station that will enhance grid stability and integrate more wind energy in Michigan. ABB designed, supplied and installed the back-to-back station for American Transmission Co. According to ABB, a back-to-back system comprises two HVDC converters connected directly to each other, without any direct transmission line, making it possible to fully control the power transfer through the connection.
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Wind turbine noise doesn't cause harm, Health Canada finds
Toronto Star
Living near towering wind turbines can be extremely annoying but there is no connection between exposure to the wind turbine noise and health effects, says a new comprehensive Health Canada study. Noise from wind turbines did not have any measurable effect on illness and chronic disease, stress and quality of sleep, the study found. But the louder the noise from the turbines, the more people got annoyed by different aspects — from the noise to the aircraft warning lights atop the turbines to the way they caused shadows to flicker.

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Benefits of coal-fired power plants outweigh nominal health risk
Troy Media
Wind power currently accounts for only 4 per cent of power in Alberta and provides power only 33 per cent of the time. W

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Canadian power producers want to keep U.S. border open
WKZO
"In a very real sense, the North American electricity market is borderless," Canada's electric industry wrote to U.S. energy regulators last month. There are more than 35 high-voltage connections across the border.

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C&I demand response poised for major growth
Renew Grid
The number of commercial and industrial (C&I) demand response sites worldwide is expected to grow from 92,000 in 2014 to more than 1 million in 2023, according to a new report from Navigant Research. In recent years, DR in the C&I sector has matured and is now treated in some electricity markets as a resource equivalent to generation, the report explains. The changing resource mix in electric grids globally is creating more opportunities for DR to play a pivotal role in balancing loads and ensuring a reliable supply of electricity, particularly during peak demand episodes.
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Inside the REV: Audrey Zibelman's bold plan to transform New York's electricity market
Utility Dive
Few people have the power to shape the makeup of the electricity system like a regulator. Well, Audrey Zibelman is not just any regulator. As the chairwoman of the New York Department of Public Service, Zibelman is pioneering what is perhaps the most significant overhaul of the electricity sector since deregulation in the 1990s.
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5 reasons to still love the energy sector
EnergyNow Media
Having fun in the energy sector yet? The price of oil has recently been decimated because of moves by Saudi Arabia and buoyant U.S. oil production, which is at a 30-year high. Energy stocks on the TSX have been crushed, with companies such as Crescent Point Energy Corp. down 25% and others down even more in less than three months. Many energy investors are in full-blown panic mode, forecasting a continuation of deep declines. But we are here to tell you not to panic. Here are five reasons to still love the energy sector.
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