23 Jun '18, 3pm

Wind energy is providing social and economic benefits and diversifying communities across Canada

Wind energy is providing high quality jobs for graduates of Fanshawe College, St. Lawrence College and St. Clair College in Ontario, Lethbridge College in Alberta, Groupe Collegia in Quebec and Northern Lights College in BC, to name a few. For every direct job created in the wind energy industry, there are spin-off jobs created in the value chain in areas like construction, transportation, provision of aggregate, etc. Much of the raw materials used in construction of wind farms is sourced locally, so the benefits are experienced at a regional level. According to the 2015 Compass Renewable Energy Consulting study – Wind Dividends: An Analysis of the Economic Impacts from Ontario’s Wind Procurements – found that in the 25 years from 2006-2030, wind energy in Ontario will have stimulated more than $14 billion in economic activity, including $650 million that will flow directl...

Full article: https://canwea.ca/wind-facts/social-economic-benefits/

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