Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1462

Argentia Wind Farm Resubmission

Proponent: Wind Project Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent plans to construct and operate a wind farm near Argentia, on land owned by the Argentia Management Authority. The proposal is for 9 to 11 wind turbine generators (WTG) with a total capacity of approximately 27.0 megawatts (MW) of electricity. The proposed WTGs feature a conical tubular steel tower with a hub height of about 65 to 80 metres and a three-blade rotor with a diameter of up to 90 metres. The rated electrical power generation capacity from a single turbine will be up to 3.0 MW. The undertaking will require new gravel access roads, foundations, transformers, underground and above ground power cables and lines, a substation and a permanent meteorological tower.

  • January 6, 2010 - The undertaking was registered.
  • February 10, 2010 - Public comments are due.
  • February 20, 2010 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • January 7, 2011 - The undertaking was rejected.

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