Archive for December, 2008

Proposed Changes to Distribution System Code

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

The Ontario Energy Board has made a recent decision that is very progressive, and will allow slightly greater utilization of our existing grid infrastructure.  The changes are very important for some smaller proposed project, but are limited in overall impact.  The Board is even changing the wording that they proposed for definitions of technologies.  The new wording isn’t as funny as the old, but it sure makes more sense.


Unsolicited Advice

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

It looks like we may get a new government.  Evidently Canadian parliamentarians are fed up with the basic meanness of the current government.  From puffin poo, to attack ads that verge on slander, to an effort to cut funding for political parties, it is difficult to see how the opposition can ever trust Harper.  So, if a new government is coming in, or indeed, if the current government sees a need to provide stimulus, I will provide some suggestions that will create jobs, and benefit the environment at the same time.


A Tale of Two Wind Farms

Monday, December 1st, 2008

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….