By Paul Morden, Sarnia Observer
A date hasn’t been set yet for the start of construction on the 46-turbine Cedar Point wind project Suncor Energy has received provincial approval to build in northern Lambton County. The project has a contract to sell electricity to Ontario and just recently received provincial renewable energy approval.
This week, that approval was the subject of appeals filed with the Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal. “We’ve not there yet in terms of establishing a start date for construction, but that’s something we’re working towards,” said Suncor Energy spokesperson Jason Vaillant. He added he couldn’t say if work will begin later this fall, “with any degree of certainty, at this point.”
The wind project is planned for Plympton-Wyoming, Lambton Shores and Warwick Township. The company has said the turbines could be up and operating by late 2015. One of the appeals of Suncor’s provincial renewable energy approval was filed by Lambton County. Read article