Bombardier dispute a lesson of electricity export risks, says Canadian wind group

A national wind energy conference heard that Bombardier's trade battle with the U.S. is a warning sign about the potential impact of government subsidies on accessing the large American electricity market. Jean-Francois Nolet, vice-president of policy and government affairs for the Canadian Wind Energy Association, says Canadian electricity exports risk being accused of being dumped if they don't compete on the same basis as power produced in the U.S. Any federal funding of big infrastructure projects related to north-south energy transmission would have to be done in a way that doesn't block exports, which will be a big driver of renewable energy demand in eastern Canada, he said in an interview Tuesday.

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