Now, Farmers for Economic Opportunity in Norfolk, want to take their projects into nearby towns and cities in Southern Ontario.
Not content with simply selling their solar-generated energy to the provincial grid, they want to build large community-based projects on public spaces. Local investors would own the operations and they, in turn, would reap the financial benefits as well.
This is a bold, and commendable, step to keep the solar ball rolling in The Green Hub in Southern Ontario. Good for them.
ELSEWHERE AROUND THE GREEN HUB IN SOUTHERN ONTARIO
Returning to a sense of old-time community? That could be in the works for a group wanting to take over the former Langford Community Centre. Sounds like a fine plan so that local social, agricultural, educational and community events could be held under one common roof … How fast food restaurants are changing to encourage healthier eating … Why it’s hard to find a horned owl at Long Point any more …. How the milder winter has a big upside for walkers in Norfolk … What will the Ministry of Environment do about the smell that is getting St. George residents up in arms? ….
Last but not least: Visitation and funeral this week for Brantford-area entrepreneur Michael Clawsie, who was also a green innovator and leading team member for the This Really Old House Goes Green project ….