Answering your questions about wind energy

Wind Facts

The WindFacts.ca website is an initiative by wind energy industry leaders whose goal is to ensure Canadians have factual answers to their questions about wind power.


Subjects we all care about

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Your Health

Wind energy is one of the safest and most environmentally friendly forms of electricity generation

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Affordable Power

Wind energy is an affordable source of new electricity and is continuing to improve its cost-competitiveness

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Community & Property

Wind energy developments are delivering local benefits and making positive and lasting economic contributions across Canada

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Why Wind Works

Wind energy is an essential part of a balanced energy diet and is making a growing and positive contribution to cleaning our energy supply mix

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Environment & Wildlife

Unlike thermal sources of electricity production, such as coal or nuclear power, wind turbines generate electricity without consuming or contaminating fresh water.

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Questions?

The wind energy industry is committed to ensuring all Canadians have fact-based answers to their questions in order to make informed decisions about our energy future

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Questions? We'll Answer

is it legal to place a windmill and connect it(so it povers your house) all by myself?
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why there are no combined wind-solar systems?it can be done by modifying the existing wind systems by adding stack effect solar thermal systems.
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Norstar Wind looks to produce the model NS 50-23. Any feedback about this machine?
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Dear sir Could you provide us contact or information about 50kw wind turbines produced by this canadian manufacter called: Norstar Wind Ontario?
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Does the Alberta Government allow Wind Farms on public lands yet? If not, it seems rather hypocritical to promote wind energy.
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Why hasn't Canada followed the immensely successful USA renewable energy 30% tax credit incentive? Will they now that Harper govt is out?
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