Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1055

Mary's Harbour Wind Power Project

Proponent: Westenwind NV

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description:
    • The proponent proposes to construct and operate a single wind turbine generator (WTG) in the municipal boundaries of the Town of Mary?s Harbour, Labrador. The WTG is planned to be located to the west of the Town and approximately 800 metres from the Town?s diesel generator site. The proposed WTG is a conical tubular steel tower with a maximum hub height of 60 metres and a three bladed rotor diameter of between 30 and 50 metres. The proposed power generation from the single WTG is between 225 and 660 kilowatts (kW). Power from the WTG will supplement the existing diesel generating plant and is to be sold to Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro for distribution and resale to customers. Construction for the project will also include a 4.5 metre wide access road and power and telephone transmission lines for connection to the local grid.
  • February 11, 2003 - The undertaking was registered.
  • March 20, 2003 - Public comments are due.
  • April 7, 2003 - The Minister's released the project from further environmental assessment.

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