Canadians pull the plug on renewable energy scheme

Published by The Guardian Photo: Wind turbines in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada Photograph: Paul Darrow/Reuters Canadian province of Nova Scotia cancels a successful project which rewarded people for generating renewable energy, reports Climate News Network The Canadian province of Nova Scotia, on the country’s Atlantic seaboard, has ended a programme which […]

Nova Scotia hits wind record

Nova Scotia hits wind record July 1, 2015 – Nova Scotia has achieved a new record for wind power with 50% of electricity generated from wind in one hour on the morning of June 24. The record level of wind production has been attributed to the start of operations […]

How Canada Could Hit 100 Percent Renewable Energy

How Canada Could Hit 100 Percent Renewable Energy Monday, March 23, 2015 Author – Katie Valentine in Solar Energy/Solar Policy Canada can be a world leader in emissions reductions and renewable energy use, but only if its federal government decides to take climate change seriously, according to a new report. […]

Renewable power setup takes shape

NSP says it will meet Sept. 1 deadline for proposed rules on new energy marketplace March 20, 2015 By Joann Alberstat from    Electricity users in Nova Scotia should know by Sept. 1 how the province’s renewable electricity market might operate, although a wind energy developer says it’s not […]

Booming U.S. Renewable Energy Sector Growing Faster Than Expected

Booming U.S. Renewable Energy Sector Growing Faster Than Expected Tuesday, March 10, 2015 By Mike Gaworecki from  The mainstreaming of renewable energy is happening even faster than projected. According to the latest “Electric Power Monthly” report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, which includes data through the end of […]

Offshore Energy by the Numbers

Offshore Energy by the Numbers Report from Oceana – January 2015 Oceana’s report finds that offshore wind would produce twice the number of jobs and twice the amount of energy as offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. The report, titled Offshore Energy by the Numbers, An Economic Analysis of Offshore Drilling […]

Catching up to the rest of the world

Catching up to the rest of the world Article By – Cyndi Sweeney – Herald Community Sounds of awestruck children travelled the aisles of two chartered buses, packed with 141 passengers on their way to sign a 49-metre long blade belonging to one of five wind turbines on Sept. 12. […]

Wind farm seeks provincial OK

Wind farm seeks provincial OK JOANN ALBERSTAT,  Business Editor, The Chronicle Herald July 3, 2014   A controversial wind project near Terence Bay, Halifax County, is seeking an environmental nod from the province. Chebucto Terence Bay Wind Field Ltd. registered the venture with the provincial Environmental Department on Wednesday. The proposal, […]

Wind Turbine Payback: Environmental Lifecycle Assessment of 2-Megawatt Wind Turbines

Wind turbine payback: Environmental lifecycle assessment of 2-megawatt wind turbines Date: June 16, 2014 Source: Inderscience Publishers Summary: Researchers have carried out an environmental lifecycle assessment of 2-megawatt wind turbines mooted for a large wind farm in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. They conclude that in terms of cumulative energy payback, […]

Study: Wind Turbines Are Much More Durable Than Previously Thought

Study: Wind Turbines Are Much More Durable Than Previously Thought BY JEFF SPROSS, February 25, 2014. Photo Credit: Shutterstock Wind turbines can produce electricity for 25 years before needing an upgrade, according to new research out of the United Kingdom. That’s considerably longer than previously thought. The U.K. boasts 4,246 individual wind turbines […]

Firelight Infrastructure Partners

Firelight Infrastructure Partners is a Canadian partnership that invests in North American renewable energy projects including wind, hydro and solar. Firelight partners with experienced developers to provide the capital necessary to develop, construct and operate high quality renewable energy projects.

7 impressive solar energy facts + charts

    Solar power is in a tremendously different place today than it was in 10 years ago. Below are a handful of impressive stats about solar power’s growth, as well as some general stats about solar energy potential that are also quite noteworthy. Article By: Zachary Shahan Check it out here. […]

Relationship between Wind Turbines and Residential Property Values in Massachusetts

This report, published by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory of the US Dept of Energy, investigates a common concern of people who live near planned or operating wind developments: How might a home’s value be affected by the turbines?  Previous studies on this topic, which have largely coalesced around non-significant findings, focused on […]

Do Wind Turbines Kill Birds in Canada?

Do Wind Turbines Kill Birds in Canada? Yes, but not in significant numbers. In September, 2013, Environment Canada published the results of an extensive study in avian mortality in Canada that identified cats as the dominant killer of birds. Both feral and domestic cats kill nearly 200 million birds every […]

Renewable Energy Services Ltd.

Renewable Energy Services Ltd. (RESL) is a Canadian Controlled Private Corporation (CCPC) registered in the Province of Nova Scotia since 2000. RESL currently maintains and operates 26.9MW of energy producing assets in Nova Scotia under Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) with Nova Scotia Power Inc. and maintains 81MW of late stage […]

juwi Wind

juwi Wind, LLC is a subsidiary of the juwi Group, a major international developer of renewable energy projects. juwi Group has been designing, building and operating plants that harness renewable energy since 1996. To date juwi Group has installed approximately 700 wind turbines worldwide at 100 sites, producing a total […]

CEDIF Management Ltd.

CEDIF Management Ltd. assists small businesses to form Community Economic Development Companies which comply with Nova Scotia legislation (Equity Tax Credit Act and Securities Act). They manage the process from correct CEDIF incorporation through to issuing the share certificates and all processes in between.