Ontario Feed-in-Tariff Review and Earth Day

Today the Ontario government announced the revised rates and rule changes for its pioneering Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) and Micro-FIT programs. While it was not surprising to see the rates being offered for wind and solar reduced in the range or 15-20% (reflecting just how substantially the cost of equipment has dropped), I was disappointed to see [...]

One-hour version of Powerful stimulates debate about Energy security

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Power and Energy – Radio discussion

I participated in a live internet radio show with my friend Cara MacMillan on her Voice America show Demand More.
We talk about energy options, the pros and cons of each, and why I came to the conclusion that renewable energy is the way to go, not just for environmental and social reasons, but for economic [...]

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Real Energy Security is renewable and owned by the people

Originally published in the Ottawa Citizen, Thursday July 24, 2008 
Real Energy Security for the G8 
Lessons about power from a small town in Germany 
By David Chernushenko 
The recent G8 Summit achieved one important result. It showed that too many of our 
leaders still think energy “security” can be achieved by calling for an increase in the rate 
of oil [...]