It’s concerning when action groups just hope their area won’t be named in the upcoming “300MW” of wind projects the Liberals have planned this year. Because that’s not it, of course not. As this article shows, another 300MW will be next year, and guess what will be the next year, and the next…? Yeah. This isn’t a one year battle for anyone.
“The Florida-based proponent plans to submit the project in the province’s upcoming large renewable procurement program, which includes 300MW of wind power. NextEra has been named a qualified bidder.
Competitive bids are due 1 September and the Independent Electricity System Operator is expected to award contracts by year-end, said Dudek. A second 300MW tranche is to be procured in 2016.“