By Norman De Bono The London Free Press
A $1.1-billion wind farm development slated for Southwestern Ontario would be the largest of its type in the province and cement the region’s reputation as a wind energy centre.
Next Era Energy, North America’s largest energy company, is proposing to build three wind farm projects in Lambton and Huron counties. Combined, they’d dwarf other farms — adding up to 300 wind turbines to the landscape.
Location: Huron East, southeast of Bayfield.
Capacity: 90 MW
Wind turbines: 60 or 39, depending on style used.
Location: South Huron, outside of Grand Bend
Capacity: 160 MW
Wind turbines: 106 or 69
Location: Thedford to Watford
Capacity: 230 MW
Wind turbines: 153 or 100
ONLINE INFORMATION: www.canadianwindproposals.com
— What: To discuss details of the proposed wind energy projects.
— When: Wednesday, June 30, 5 to 8 p.m.
— Where: Kimble Hall, 6276 Townsend Line., Forest.