Community Wind Development: Spiddle Hill, Nova Scotia

Residents of the region around Tamagouche, Nova Scotia have pooled resources and are developing a local wind farm.
The 286 owners have so far invested $2.6 million.
Provincial tax credits for people investing in community economic¬†development corporations are one reason that “Colchester-Cumberland Wind Field Inc” now has 900 kilowatts of capacity¬†online, with another 800 kilowatt turbine due for completion in 2013.
The province’s feed-in tariff is another.

The July 2, 2013 Globe and Mail story by Richard Blackwell can be found HERE.

Photo Credit: Richard Blackwell.

 

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