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The Globe and Mail Comes for a Visit

July 1, 2013 One small town wind farm, 286 owners By RICHARD BLACKWELL Local residents in N.S. community have a stake – and a say – in the way the project is built David Swan carefully manoeuvres his electric Nissan … Continue reading

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Wind Energy Study for Co-op Student from CEC in Truro

The Colchester-Cumberland Wind Field (CCWF) continues its connections with students at the high school level.  In April, one of the first students in Truro’s Cobequid Education Centre (CEC) Co-operative Education (grade 12) credit program began a twice-weekly work placement with … Continue reading

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CCWF Takes Part in Scotiabank Community Expo

Saturday May 18 2013 was the date for the first Nova Scotian “Community Expo” hosted by the Tatamagouche branch of Scotiabank.  And it was a success. The Colchester-Cumberland Wind Field joined a large group of like-minded companies and organizations to encourage residents … Continue reading

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CCWF Begins Operation of Province’s First “COMFIT” Turbines

Tuesday March 19, 2013 was a joyous day for Colchester-Cumberland Wind Field.  This was the date the provincial government celebrated the start-up of the first wind turbines approved under the Community Feed-In Tariff (COMFIT) program, and CCWF was part of … Continue reading

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Wind Turbines Change the Picture of Greenhouse Gases

The Light recently highlighted the local environmental benefits of CCWF’s Spiddle Hill Project. Highlights from the article include: The Spiddle Hill Project reduces Nova Scotia greenhouse gas production by nearly 4,000 tonnes per year. This reduction directly offsets coal consumption … Continue reading

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