Project Overview

100 MW wind energy generation project 
Power equivalent of more than 35,000 Ontario homes
Estimated to generate approximately $220,000 in property taxes annually
12 month construction period
Approximately 200 workers on-site during project construction 
Approximately 10 permanent jobs during operations, in addition to the use of contractors
40 Wind Turbine Generators


Project Milestones

Host Public Information Centre #1 Fall 2014
Complete Environmental Studies and Reporting Winter 2015
Host Public Information Centre #2 Spring 2015
Submit REA Application Spring 2015
Start Construction Fall 2016
Commence Operations and Maintenance Fall 2017


Benefits of Wind Energy

  • Is an inexhaustible resource
  • Diversifies Ontario's energy mix
  • Benefits the environment and helps fight climate change
  • Is compatible with mixed land use: grazing, agriculture and hunting
  • Creates job opportunities in local areas
  • Provides a steady income to farmers and property-owners
  • Strengthens the local tax base, helping to improve town services, including schools, police and fire departments
  • Provides more direct economic impacts than new fossil fuel plants
  • Produces energy with stable production costs, offering a hedge against other energy sources with volatile fuel markets