Archive for November, 2006

Shouldn’t Credibility Matter?

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

I had a bit of indigestion this morning. As I was having breakfast, a story came on CBC radio about a wind project near Kincardine, about 1.5 hours south of me. My ears perked up.


Al Gore Comes to Lion’s Head

Monday, November 27th, 2006

The Inconvenient Truth came out on DVD this weekend. Tina was all over this one. She had posters advertising tonight’s showing in Lion’s Head almost two weeks ago.


Heat: How to Stop the Planet From Burning by George Monbiot

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

This is an outstanding book for anyone who is concerned about climate change.


Ontario Going It Alone On Climate Change?

Saturday, November 25th, 2006

I attended a stakeholder consultation on climate change strategies in Toronto on Friday. The government is holding 7 or 8 of these sessions with industry, non-governmental organizations, municipalities etc.


V80 vs V82 – Early Days

Thursday, November 23rd, 2006

It has been interesting comparing the difference in production between the three turbines for the last few weeks.


Grand Opening

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006

It’s been a busy time. On Saturday, we held the Grand Opening for the new wind turbines.


Men’s Breakfast

Sunday, November 12th, 2006

I gave a talk at the Men’s Breakfast in Tobermory last week. This is a group of about 125 that gets together once a month, and invites various interesting speakers to talk. I guess they think I qualify. This is what I talked about.


Somebody Blew It

Saturday, November 11th, 2006

The Province has created a problem for itself.  They have extended contracts to generators to buy power that exceeds the capacity of the lines to carry it.


Hydro One Consultation

Saturday, November 4th, 2006

I attended a consultation on distribution connection at Hydro One on Friday.  They have some big challenges in dealing with the impact of the Standard Offer.