By Ashton Patis, Blackburn News
Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. is moving ahead with plans to install another 40 wind turbines in Belle River. Samsung and Pattern Energy are taking over the Belle River Wind Farm from International Power Canada Inc. The Belle River Wind Farm currently has 120 turbines.
“We know the general geographical area, it’s the area probably between 42 and the lake, somewhere between Puce Rd. and Rochester Rd. We don’t know specific locations. Samsung will negotiate with individual land owners and make a deal with them,” says Lakeshore’s Director of Community and Development Services Steve Salmons. “We’ve seen more activity in the last two weeks than we’ve seen in the last two years.” Read article