Renewables, Wind

Canada wind funding

28 July 2010– The Canadian government announced an investment of up to $28.6 million (US$27.7 million) over the next 10 years for the 99 MW Caribou Wind Park in New Brunswick. The funding is through Canada’s ecoENERGY for Renewable Power program.

The wind farm, operated by GDF Suez Energy North America, consists of 33 wind turbines.

The government’s Economic Action Plan is giving an additional $2.4 billion (US$2.32 billion) to support the development and deployment of renewable energy technologies and supporting infrastructure.

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