The Whig, Elliot Ferguson
As many as 50 wind turbines could be erected in North Frontenac Township as part of a large wind energy project. NextEra Energy Canada is proposing to build a wind energy installation across two townships east of Bancroft. NextEra Energy Canada is among 42 companies approved to bid for an upcoming large renewable energy contract from the Ontario government.
The company is proposing to build about 150 turbines, with about two-thirds to be built in Addington Highlands Township in Lennox and Addington County and the rest to be constructed in North Frontenac Township, in the former townships of Claredon and Miller. The project is in its initial stages and the company is in the wind resource analysis stage, transmission connection evaluation and landowner discussions and agreements, said company spokesperson Ben Falella.
NextEra Energy is a large United States-based energy company, with retail and wholesale operations. Read article