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Gas Fired Cogeneration

A Toronto-based power company is proposing to build a gas-fired cogeneration plant at Redpath Sugar on its 4.25-hectare industrial site in the heart of the city’s newly revitalized waterfront. The 45-megawatt facility would generate enough power to supply 36,000 homes with electricity when operating at full capacity,

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Pumped Storage

During high demand periods, electricity is produced by using the water flow from the upper to the lower storage reservoir.  When demand is low and electricity prices are lower, the water is pumped back up.   For more information on pumped storage, check out this article “Mining

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Presentation to City of Sudbury, Policy Committee

On 23 March 2011, the Vermilion River Stewardship was very fortunate to be given the opportunity to make a presentation to the Policy Committee for the City of Sudbury, Ontario, right on the heels of Mark Holmes of Xeneca Power Development Inc. This is a good overview

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Green Energy Rush

Wabagishik Rapids on the Vermilion River Linda Heron May 21, 2011 5:40 pm We are in a Green Energy Rush – like the gold rush days of old. I think everyone wants green energy, but many of these proposals have been green-washed to make them appear to

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THANK YOU ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION, KGHM INTERNATIONAL & CONSERVATION SUDBURY FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!

The Lower Vermilion Source Water Quality Program is a 3 year study to characterize the lower Vermilion River to identify all negative inputs and outputs affecting water quality, and to ultimately recommend a course of action to protect and restore water quality on the Vermilion River system.