Ontario government approves Clarington wind project

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Sierra Nevada Power has received provincial consent for the 8.1MW Clarington wind project in Ontario. The Environment Ministry has issued a renewable energy approval for the five-turbine proposal. Clarington will consist of GE 1.6MW 100 turbines (pictured) with a 96-metre hub height and interconnection to a Hydro One 44kV power line.

Leader Resources Services was contracted to develop, build and operate the project, located in the Regional Municipality of Durham. Construction is anticipated to begin next spring and commissioning is expected in the third quarter of 2015, said Leader in a regulatory filing. Mortenson Canada was named project engineering contractor and Dessau Inc. is a subcontractor. Read article

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