With more emphasis being put on sustainability, the food and beverage industry is responding with programs and projects that focus on pollution prevention, conservation efforts, recycling initiatives and more.
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"On one hand, it's good news that the market is moving that fast and we're competing with other energy sources, but I think the way renewables is progressing, it's accelerating at a rate that I think very few people could plan for," David Hickey, Siemens Wind Power's chief executive, said in a phone interview.
Siemens Wind Power to close Ontario turbine blade plant, cut 340 jobs - The Globe and Mail
Tillsonburg, Ont., factory recently called ‘key part of global supply chain’ by Siemens will be shut down by early next year
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Is the high cost of energy the only reason Ontario greenhouse businesses are looking to the south to expand, or are there other factors at play? OGVG Marketing & Economic Policy Analyst Glen Snoek believes energy-related policy decisions by the Ontario government are to blame, but Taylor lists one more. “Energy is a significant factor,” she says. “But there are also investment incentives [being offered in various U.S. states] that aren’t being matched in Ontario.”
Ontario growers move south - Produce Grower
A growing number of Ontario greenhouse operations are expanding across the border into the U.S. and Mexico.