Beautiful Arran Lake has been targeted for a 46, 2.5mw turbine wind energy project by foreign multinationals, Mesa Energy (T. Boone Pickens of Texas and General Electric with Leader Resources. There are at least 4 more proposals for our township.
- Download: Analysis of Arran Wind Energy Project by The Friends of Arran Lake and Central Bruce-Grey Wind Concerns
- Download: Arran Wind Project Concerns by William K.G. Palmer P. Eng.
It would be difficult to imagine a natural habitat more inappropriate for an industrial wind turbine development than the one that has been selected for the Arran Wind Energy Project.
Within its boundaries is a functioning Natural Heritage System (MNR) comprised of six Life or Earth Sciences ANSIs1, three Provincially Significant Wetlands forming a 1235.6 hectare wetland complex; several migratory bird staging areas and an international migratory flight corridor; two Conservation Authority lands; recreational and tourism facilities; Continue reading