John Miner, London Free Press
With one done, and seven more going through the approval process, renewable energy giant NextEra Energy says it will consider building more wind farms in Ontario if it gets the chance.
“We are definitely looking at additional procurement programs,” said Josie Hernandez, communications specialist with Florida-based NextEra. “We’re committed here.”
NextEra announced Friday that it has completed construction and started operating its first wind farm in Ontario, Conestogo Wind, a 10-turbine project in Wellington County that is projected to generate enough power for 5,700 homes in an average year.
The company has six other wind farms under development in the London region which have sparked protests from wind energy opponents – Adelaide, Goshen, Bluewater, Jericho, Bornish, and East Durham. Read article