Ontario’s South Kent Wind Farm
The South Kent Wind Farm is situated in Chatham-Kent. It has been operating since April 2014 with an installed capacity of 270MW. This onshore wind farm generates enough electricity to fuel around 100,000 houses in Ontario.
It began its construction in 2013 and started operating after a year. At …
Energy Market Analysis of the Renewable Power Landscape of Canada in 2017
In 2016, Ontario generated 8.2 percent of its electricity from natural gas, the only essential fossil fuel source it tapped into. Most of the electric consumption of this Canadian province came from non-emitting sources during operation, which accounted for 91.7 percent. It generated 0.1 percent of its electricity from diesel and oil. Lastly, renewable sources supplied around 33.4 percent of its generated electricity.
Canada has 19 Canadian nuclear power reactors or CANDU. Ontario used 18 of these CANDU reactors to generate 58.3 …
Wind Energy: The Advantages and Challenges
Wind energy is hailed as among the fastest-growing energy sources worldwide, which is why it’s been gaining a lot of attention lately. While it is still not perfect, research and studies are ongoing to surpass all its challenges.
Here are some of the advantages and benefits of wind power:
1. It creates jobs.
The Wind Vision Report …