Canadian Maritime Province Moving to Wind and Hydrogen

Prince Edward Island currently gets 15 percent of energy from wind, but is looking to up it, possibly to 100 percent

Published: 16-Jan-2004

CHARLOTTETOWN -- The province appears to be turning its back on natural gas in favour of hydrogen and wind energy.

Last year the provincial government developed ambitious plans to build a $100-million natural gas pipeline to the Island, and use it to fire a 200-megawatt electrical generation plant. In December, with gas supplies and prices less certain, government began to back away from those plans.

From December 5, 2003: Ballem dims Island's energy plan

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