The October recommendation by the Quebec Energy Board for an annual set-aside for 50 MW of new wind power capacity over a nine year period (Windpower Monthly, November 1998) has caused no action from the Quebec government yet. "The fears are strong that the Quebec government is not following up the Energy Board decision," says Jean-Louis Chaumel of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA). "CanWEA has just alerted the natural resources minister that such a delay is inexplicable and a concern for the wind energy industry and for the eastern Quebec region," Chaumel adds.
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