A Renewable Energy Approval (REA) has been issued to Niagara Region Wind Corporation to engage in a renewable energy project in respect of a Class 4 wind facility consisting of the construction, installation, operation, use and retiring of 77 wind turbines, with a total name plate capacity of 230 MW. The wind facility will be connected to Hydro One Networks Inc.’s distribution system.
This Class 4 wind facility, known as the Niagara Region Wind Farm, consists of 77 wind turbine generators, overhead and/or below ground collector lines and a 44 kilometre 115 kV transmission line. The wind facility is located in the Townships of West Lincoln, Wainfleet and the Town of Lincoln within the Region of Niagara and Haldimand County, Ontario. Project infrastructure such as collector lines and transmission lines will be sited along the boundaries of the Township of Pelham and Town of Grimsby, but will be sited outside of these municipalities on the opposite side of the road. Read more