Staff Writer, North Island MidWeek, November 16, 2012
The first gigantic wind turbine components destined for the Knob Hill wind farm site have arrived in Port Hardy.
Canadian Press, The Province, July 27, 2012
The Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec is investing almost $100 million in a Quebec hydroelectric company that is acquiring a presence in northeastern B.C.
The pension fund manager said Thursday it bought 9.6 million common shares of Innergex Renewable Energy for $10.27 per share for a total cost of $98.9 million.
Richard Orange, GlobalPost.com, March 27, 2012
First solar, now wind. Chinese competition strikes an alternative-energy industry again.
MALMO, Sweden — Nowhere generates a greater share of its power from wind than Denmark.
By Christopher Middleton, Telegraph, 09 Feb 2012
As the world’s biggest windfarm opens off Cumbria, critics continue to question the turbine boom.
QCI Observer, 12 December 2011
Haida Nation president Guujaaw says the nation will not be getting into the wind farm business, after citizens rejected a partnership with NaiKun Wind Energy Group in a vote Saturday (Dec. 10).
By Ken Manning, North Island Gazette, March 31, 2011
PORT HARDY — Green energy pioneer Nomis Power Corp (NPC) unveiled its Nahwitti Windfarm Project to local residents and invited public comment on the project during an open house at Port Hardy Civic Centre Mar. 24.
By J.R. Rardon, North Island Gazette, March 31, 2011
PORT HARDY — The North Island's Knob Hill Wind Farm is dead, but only in name.
By Dave Simms, CBC News, Mar 30, 2011
The fierce, consistent winds blowing through the Hecate Strait on the northwest coast of British Columbia would seem to make the site an easy choice for Canada's first offshore wind project. But reality has turned out to be a lot more complex.
By Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun, March 2, 2011
VANCOUVER — Plutonic Power Corporation has completed the startup of its 43-turbine wind farm at Dokie Ridge near Chetwynd, and is selling energy to BC Hydro under a 25-year energy purchase agreement.
By Tom Fletcher, BC Local News, Hope Standard, November 24, 2010
B.C.'s second wind farm is up and running.
With 48 towers, Dokie Wind Farm near Chetwynd is larger than the 34-tower Bear Mountain Wind near Dawson Creek, which started feeding the BC Hydro grid in October 2009.
By SCOTT SIMPSON, Vancouver Sun, August 17, 2010
99-megawatt Island wind farm planned
VANCOUVER - Just a couple of hurdles remain in a two-decade effort by Vancouver’s Sea Breeze Power to join the ranks of independent power producers who’ve made it from wannabe to commercial electricity producer.
By Dave Cooper, Edmonton Journal, July 14, 2010
Capital Power to move forward with 79-turbine site
EDMONTON — Capital Power Corp.'s wholly-owned subsidiary has received B.C. government environmental approval for its proposed Quality Wind project near Tumbler Ridge.
SCOTT SIMPSON, Vancouver Sun, May 11, 2010
Half of the electricity supply additions come from wind energy
Wind energy accounts for about half the new electricity supply contracted by BC Hydro in the 2008 Clean Power Call, which is finally close to completion.
Alok Jha, guardian.co.uk, 26 April, 2010
Wind and solar power are often criticised for being too intermittent, but Cambridge researchers could change that
By Dave Coper, Edmonton Journal, February 17, 2010
Tiny nuclear reactors originally designed to power mini-submarines could eventually replace wind power in a local firm's plans for storing energy as compressed gas in pipelines across North America.
Editorial, Vancouver Sun, February 12, 2010
Among the good news Energy Minister Blair Lekstrom had for his constituents as he looked back at 2009 was the restarting of the Dokie Ridge wind project. The original proponents had stalled on the 144 megawatt wind farm under construction west of Chetwynd in Lekstrom's riding of Peace River South.
By Dave Cooper, Edmonton Journal, February 9, 2010
Electricity from pressurized gas could do away with power lines, firm says
When the wind blows power flows, but what if electricity could still flow when the air is still?