Brown energy? Dung to power Finnish horse show

OSLO, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Horse manure will generate electricity for an international horse show in Finland this month in a new form of alternative energy, Finnish utility Fortum said on Wednesday. It said the Helsinki horse show in mid-October will be the first at which the event’s electricity needs, from scoreboards to lighting, are […] Read more

Sask. rejects wind turbine project at Chaplin

A wind power project near Chaplin, Sask., will not go ahead in its proposed location. Environment minister Scott Moe announced today that the potential impacts on migratory birds were too great and for that reason he could not approve it. The $355 million project was planned for an area north of Chaplin. Chaplin Lake, part […] Read more

Solar vs. wind: A tough call

Farmers who look on the internet for an easy solution to the question, which is better, solar or wind generation, will not find it. Natural Resources Canada has a good solar potential map with bright colours and useful measurements. It’s considered to be a good source of solar information. Unfortunately, there’s no comparable map for […] Read more