Siemens closes wind turbine plant in Tillsonburg — 340 green energy jobs gone

The closing raises new questions about the fallout from Ontario’s controversial green-energy policy.

  • bob e

    what a waste ..

  • glasnost

    Tillsonburg, my back still aches when I hear that word. ~ Stompin Tom Connors

    Too bad nobody informed the “green energy” workers that their livelihood depended on a constant flow of unicorn farts to keep their windmills operating.

  • BillyHW

    So much money down the drain.

  • Alain

    This is standard operational procedures for these “green energy” outfits: rake in a huge amount from government, claim to create x number new jobs and once you got the loot to safety elsewhere close down and move on.

  • andycanuck

    Electricity too expensive for them?

    • Clausewitz

      Beat me to it. That was my first question. “Cost of power for production too high?”.

  • simus1

    Rent seekers “got to know when to hold ’em and know when to fold ’em”.
    And then there were three: GLLKDW, Dullard McNulty, & $am$ung.

  • ontario john

    And of course the media is not asking any hard questions, like how much money did Wynne pour into it. The media has to be supportive of its Liberal Party masters.

  • irishrus

    What’s the next liberal idea? squirrels high on crack running hamster wheels for renewable energy?

    • Hard Little Machine

      don’t discount slavery just yet. it’s cheap and green.

  • favill

    Siemens is merely taking a page out of the Bombardier book.