Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1224

Argentia Wind Farm

Proponent: Wind Project Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description: The proponent proposes to construct and operate a wind farm consisting of 14 to 17 wind turbine generators with a total capacity of 25.5 to 42 megawatts. The wind farm is to be located within the Town of Placentia on 15 acres of land currently owned by the Argentia Management Authority.The wind turbine generators are to be conical steel towers with a hub height of 64.7 to 80 meters.The three-bladed rotors are to have a diameter of 70.5 to 90 meters.The rated electrical capacity from each turbine will be between 1.5 and 3.0 megawatts.The undertaking will consist of gravel access roads, foundations and turbines with transformers, underground and above ground power cables and lines, a substation and a permanent meteorological tower.
  • November 14, 2005 - The undertaking was registered.
  • December 21, 2005 - Public comments are due.
  • April 26, 2006 - The Minister requires the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement.
  • June 8, 2006 - The Minister announced that an environmental assessment committee has been appointed.
  • January 11, 2007 - The proponent withdraws the undertaking from environmental assessment.

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