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  • 4 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    A recent moratorium on off-shore wind turbine projects is likely cold comfort for locals calling for a similar moratorium on land-based wind… By Pieter van Hiel (niagarathisweek) [mappress]   Source: niagarathisweek, March 04, 2011  

  • 6 October 2010
    Authorities

    The call for a moratorium on offshore wind projects received more support with a recent vote by the Toronto and Region Conservation board. (insidetoronto) [mappress] Source: insidetoronto,October 06, 2010;

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The government of Canada’s province of Ontario has extended the moratorium on offshore wind projects imposed in 2011, according to local media. The province’s environment ministry said that after recently receiving results of two studies, one on the decommissioning requirements and the other on the above-water noise produced by offshore wind farms, it was decided that […]

  • 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 August 2012
    Authorities

    In February, 2011, the Ontario Government imposed a moratorium on four Trillium Wind Power’s proposed offshore wind power projects. While speaking at a court hearing on Tuesday, the company’s lawyer Morris Cooper said that the Government’s move involves political science, not the environmental one. A 420 MW project on Lake Ontario almost acquired $26 million […]

  • 17 February 2011

    The residents of Guildwood are celebrating a victory after the provincial government announced Friday afternoon it was placing a moratorium…   (insidetoronto) [mappress] Source: insidetoronto, February 17, 2011

  • 18 October 2012
    Authorities

    Trillium Wind Power Corp.’s claim, in which the company was seeking USD 2.5 billion for damages caused by a moratorium on offshore wind development, was dismissed by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. When the moratorium was placed, the company had plans for four offshore wind farms. Trillium’s CEO, Jeff Kourtoff, said that they will […]

  • 26 September 2011

      Despite announcing a moratorium on offshore wind projects in February, the provincial Liberals did not silence the concerns about… By Danielle Milley (insidetoronto) [mappress] Source: insidetoronto, September 26, 2011

  • 26 November 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Windstream Energy LLC has filed a notice of intent to claim CAD 475 million of damages under North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for lost profit due to the Ontario’s moratorium on offshore wind farms, writes The Star. Last year the Canadian government posed moratorium on offshore wind projects, saying they need further study on […]

  • 27 March 2011
    Environment

    The struggling monarch butterfly faces potential disaster if the Ontario government’s moratorium on offshore wind turbines is ever lifted … By Daniel Pearce (dunnvillechronicle) [mappress] Source: dunnvillechronicle, March 28, 2011

  • 17 February 2011

    Opponents of wind turbines in Prince Edward County aren’t holding their breath waiting for the provincial moratorium on offshore wind… By Bruce Bell (thewhig) [mappress] Source: thewhig, February 17, 2011

  • 22 February 2011

    The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) has criticised the Ontario government’s recent decision to impose a moratorium on…   (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy , February 22, 2011

  • 14 February 2011

    Opponents of industrial wind farms are declaring a victory this week after the Ontario government imposed a moratorium on off-shore wind…   (ctv) [mappress] Source: ctv , February 14, 2011

  • 29 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    A wind power company caught by the Ontario government’s moratorium on offshore wind projects is suing the province for $2.25 billion in…   By John Spears (thestar) [mappress] Source: thestar, September 29, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    Fifty elected officials, small businesses, community groups, and environmental organizations from North Carolina sent a letter to Governor Roy Cooper calling on him to embrace offshore wind as a key part of the state’s energy plan.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 28 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll among 1,184 Ontario voters, over one half, or 52%, favour offshore wind farms. 26% of the voters polled disapprove offshore wind farms and 22% do not have an opinion on the matter. The poll has also shown that almost two thirds (65%) of […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal Government of Ontario is yet again exposed to the public eye, since a second lawsuit has been filed against it and this time by the SouthPoint Wind Company, which is claiming $1-billion worth damages, the Canadian Press informs. Namely, in February 2011 the Government of Ontario imposed a moratorium on offshore wind farms […]

  • 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.

  • 12 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    In the first quarter of 2011, RWE Group turnover was EUR 15.8 billion, up 3% on the same period the previous year. As already forecast, there was a decline in the key earnings figures: at EUR 2.8 billion, the operating result was down 5% on 2010 and recurrent net income was down 7% on the […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Authorities

    An amendment to the original draft of part five of the Oregon Territorial Sea Plan adopted in 2009, related to development of wave energy, is to be voted on by the Land Conservation and Development Commission at its meeting on January 24 in Salem. A moratorium on permits for wave energy facilities in Oregon’s territorial […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Authorities

    On 24 January, Maine Governor Paul LePage issued an executive order setting up the Maine Wind Energy Advisory Commission and placing a moratorium on new permits to wind energy projects until the newly-established commission releases its report after studying the economic impact wind turbines have on tourism. 

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next UK government should go faster and harder on offshore and onshore wind in a bid to reach the net zero targets by 2050, according to SSE Chief Executive Alistair Phillips-Davies. In its interim results, SSE called on political leaders to put renewable power “front and center” of the plans to tackle climate change. […]

  • 5 April 2012

    A few hundred protestors from rural communities voiced their dissatisfaction with the Ontario’s Liberal Government in Toronto Tuesday amid the announced construction of wind turbines in the Lake Erie communities of Leamington, Union and Kingsville, the Canadian Press informs. The dissatisfaction has been caused by the harmful effects of the wind turbines on the health […]