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Canada: Forest fire prompts Alterra Power to halt operations at wind farm


Canada-based Alterra Power Corp. has temporarily stopped operations at its Dokie 1 wind farm in British Columbia because of a nearby forest fire, reNews reported.

"We are hopeful the fire does not reach the Dokie 1 wind farm but if it does we expect any damage to be repairable and fully insured," said Paul Rapp, Alterra’s vice president of wind.

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