The Craig Fahle Show

Sandy Created Lots of Wind Energy for Ontario

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012

Hurricane Sandy created strong winds as far west as Michigan and Ontario. Ontario is home to thousands of wind turbines. It stands to reason that with strong winds from the storm…those wind turbines would be producing huge amounts of electricity. So to find out if that’s true, WDET’s Amy Miller spoke with Kim Warren, COO of Independent Electricity System Operator: an Ontario-based organization that balances the supply of and demand for electricity in Ontario and then directs its flow across the province's transmission lines.

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