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By Vicki Gough, Chatham Daily News
Two security guards greeted visitors at the door to an open house organized by Samsung Renewable Energy and Pattern Energy at the Blenheim Golf Course Saturday afternoon.
The joint venture plans to erect 124 wind turbines stretching 31 km across Chatham-Kent to produce electricity with a power equivalent for 73,000 homes.
It’s a $600-million capital cost project that’s been years in the making as companies sold and merged their options with local farmers.
Inside the meeting hall, more security staff stood on guard, as people helped themselves to freebies, including hats, coffee mugs, ‘I support wind power’ signs, plus refreshments. Read article