Extreme cold weather alert for Niagara

With temperatures expected to drop to between -15°C and -20°C Tuesday, Niagara Region’s public health department issued an extreme cold weather alert Monday. In a release, the region said an extreme cold weather alert is sent out when temperatures fall below -15°C and when conditions are severe enough to warrant alerting the community to the […]

Wind warning for south Niagara

Wind warning for south Niagara

Environment Canada issued a wind warning for south Niagara Sunday. The warning said strong and gusty winds would develop in the afternoon and carry on into the evening. It said very strong southwesterly winds developed ahead of a cold front sweeping south from Northeastern Ontario. Winds of 60 km/h with gusts up to 90 km/h […]

Building a turbine

Building a turbine

A section of tower on Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc.’s turbine No. 3 was lifted into place Thursday on the Concession 1 site of the five wind turbine project. The wind company is installing 5 Vestas V100-1.8MW turbines that are 95 metres high and will generate an estimated 26 million kilowatt hours per year. http://www.wainfleetwindenergy.ca/ Two […]