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  • 24 December 2010

    In a new study released by The Conference Board of Canada and financed by the wind company Vestas Offshore, the development of offshore wind farms could boost Ontario’s economy by $4.8 billion to $5.5 billion a year between 2013-2026. During the same time frame, development could lead to a total of $10 billion in capital […]

  • 14 April 2017

    The Ontario government has paid more than CAD 28.1 million in damages to Windstream Energy for the company’s stalled 300MW project in Lake Ontario following Ontario’s moratorium on offshore wind farms in 2011, according to The Canadian Press.

  • 15 November 2011

    A consortium of Lake Ontario based organizations has formed to encourage and facilitate the development of offshore wind power in Ontario. A number of large employers in the Hamilton, Niagara and Kingston areas have joined forces to create the Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON), a group of manufacturers and suppliers with unique qualifications and skills […]

  • 13 February 2011
    Authorities, Environment

    Ontario is not proceeding with proposed offshore wind projects while further scientific research is conducted.   (ontario) [mappress] Source: ontario, February 14, 2011

  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Windstream Energy yesterday filed an enforcement application with the Ontario Superior Court after the Government of Canada failed to comply with the terms of payment following a ruling from September 2016, which awarded the company with more than CAD 28 million in damages for its stalled 300MW offshore wind project in Lake Ontario.

  • 22 June 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has authorized Trillium Power Wind Corporation to amend its Statement of Claim against the Government of Ontario to include the claim of Spoliation, which refers to a willful destruction or suppression of evidence relevant to a legal proceeding. Trillium Power is seeking damages of $500 million for misfeasance in public office […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The City of Kingston is the latest Ontario community to express its support for offshore wind in Ontario. At its December 20 Council meeting, Kingston City Council approved a motion supporting the efforts of The Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON) – a newly formed consortium of Lake Ontario based organizations that have come together to […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Windstream’s Wolfe Island Shoals Offshore Wind Power Project will create 1900 jobs during the current five-year development and construction period and 175 long-term jobs during the subsequent operational period, a large portion of which will be in eastern Ontario. The project will generate over $700 million in direct Ontario-based capital expenditures. The Wolfe Island Shoals […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Authorities

    The wind energy industry in Ontario is pleased with today’s Ontario Divisional Court decision to uphold the current regulations for wind turbine setbacks. The application by Ontario resident Ian Hanna suggested, among other things, that the government did not adhere to their own Statement of Environmental Values (SEV) in developing a setback of 550 metres […]

  • 23 October 2017

    The Government of Ontario has notified Trillium Power that it will seek a motion to dismiss the company’s litigation efforts on “misfeasance in public office” and “spoliation” on 24 October. This marks another sequel in the legal action story between Trillium Power and the Ontario Government, based on the cancellation of the company’s offshore wind project in 2011.

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities

    Mike Schreiner, leader of the Green Party of Ontario, called  on the status quo parties to clear the way for far-offshore wind power generation from Ontario’s great lakes. “The ban on offshore wind is just another example of the Liberals playing favourites to get votes in close ridings,” said Schreiner. “We need to develop renewable […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Road rehabilitation, offshore wind farms and the Ontario College of Trades are all issues for the construction industry in eastern Ontario… By Greg Meckbach (dcnonl) [mappress] Source: dcnonl, October 04, 2011

  • 15 April 2010
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Kingston was approved for Ontario’s first offshore wind power project last week, yet no regulations exist governing where turbines can be…   [mappress] Source: thewhig, April 14, 2010;

  • 22 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    The mayors of the three Lambton County municipalities bordering Lake Huron are cool to the idea of erecting offshore wind turbines. Mike Bradley of Sarnia, Lonny Napper of Plympton-Wyoming and Bill Weber of Lambton Shores responded with caution to a recent Conference Board of Canada report on offshore wind power generation. Financed by manufacturer Vestas […]

  • 13 January 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Windstream’s Wolfe Island Shoals Offshore Wind Power Project will create 1,900 jobs during its five-year development and construction period. A study conducted by AECOM to explore the employment and economic impacts of the project in Ontario also indicates that 175 long-term jobs will be created during its subsequent operational period. The project will generate over […]

  • 16 January 2012

    A newly formed consortium of Lake Ontario based organizations that have come together to encourage and facilitate the development of offshore wind power in Ontario is announcing its list of members. The Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON) is comprised of large and small employers in the Hamilton, Burlington, Niagara and Kingston areas eager to see […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    An arbitral tribunal appointed under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has ruled that Canada is to pay around CAD 28 million in damages and legal costs to the U.S. firm Windstream Energy LLC, the developer of the 300MW offshore wind power project in eastern Lake Ontario. A three-member panel appointed by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The […]

  • 15 February 2011

    The Ontario Energy Association (OEA) is disappointed by the Ontario government’s decision not to proceed with offshore wind projects across the province. The government announced the decision on Friday, February 11, 2011. “We are concerned that this postponement and other recent decisions are sending signals that have the potential to deter future investment in energy […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    It has been two years since the Government of Ontario announced that it is imposing a cancellation/moratorium on offshore wind, saying that it needed time to perform more scientific studies on the effects of offshore wind turbines on health and environment. This decision affected Trillium Power the most, as the company had plans for four […]

  • 21 November 2011

    The City of Hamilton has placed its support behind the Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON), a consortium of Lake Ontario based organizations formed last week to encourage and facilitate the development of offshore wind power in Ontario. At its meeting on Wednesday, the City of Hamilton passed a Council motion supporting the formation of the […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Ontario, Canada, will keep its moratorium on offshore wind projects imposed in 2011 as it still does not have enough data to make an informed decision on whether to lift the ban, local media reported the province’s energy minister Glenn Thibeault as saying. Thibeault did not completely rule out the possibility of lifting the […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A panel of international arbitrators will today start the hearing in an arbitration between the Windstream Energy LLC and the Government of Canada regarding the US-based company’s CAD 475 million claim for damages under North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for lost profit due to the Ontario’s moratorium on offshore wind farms in 2011. In November 2009, Windstream submitted eleven FIT […]

  • 6 November 2012

    Trillium Power Wind Corporation (Trillium Power) has served its Notice to Appeal regarding the Rule 21 Motion decision (a mechanism to summarily dispose of an action) delivered by Mr. Justice Robert Goldstein last month. The Trillium Power Notice of Appeal cites both errors in points of law and evidence in the decision rendered in October. […]

  • 19 August 2010
    Environment

    How far your Lake Huron cottage might be from future offshore wind turbines may depend on which side of the lake you live.

  • 24 February 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Ontario’s decision not to proceed with proposed offshore wind projects jeopardizes thousands of potential construction jobs and billions in… (dailycommercialnews) [mappress] Source:dailycommercialnews , February 24, 2011

  • 21 July 2010
    Authorities

    One of Ontario’s largest offshore wind stakeholders says the province’s desire for input on offshore project regulations will provide the…   By VINCE VERSACE (dcnonl) [mappress] Source: dcnonl, July 21, 2010;