Energy Board flooded with objections to NextEra’s transmission project

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Sarnia Lambton Independent
NextEra Energy is facing stiff opposition to its transmission plan. Dozens of people, organizations, and businesses have filed to be interveners at an Ontario Energy Board Hearing on the transmission line project to serve three of NextEra’s projects including the Jericho Wind Energy project in Lambton Shores.

The company plans to erect 100 foot poles over 30 km along roads in Middlesex County to carry the power generated by the wind projects near Strathroy and Lambton Shores. But some neighbours are not pleased. The OEB allowed 10 days for people to register to take part in the hearing to approve the plan, at least 15 landowners and nine other organizations want a say in the hearing.

Middlesex County, Adelaide Township and North Middlesex want to be involved in the hearing. So does Hydro One, the Independent Electric System Operator, and Entegrus Transmission Lines. The Middlesex Lambton Wind Action Group – a citizens group which has been objecting to the industrial wind projects in the area – also wants a say. Read article

4 thoughts on “Energy Board flooded with objections to NextEra’s transmission project

  1. I’m not a biblical scholar, but is Jericho a wise name? Seems to me that ancient city collapsed with a few mighty trumpet blasts from a righteous army.

    • troonbop……. bring your whistle to T.O. on the 3rd. We’ll let you substitute it for a trumpet!!….. hopefully with the same effect. Just don’t stand near any tall buildings while you’re blowing it!

  2. Under the circumstances….I think Jericho is the PERFECT name for a wind project. Lets hope they call the next one the Titanic…or the Hindenburg.

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