This posting is for a proposed Renewable Energy Approval (REA) by Horizon Wind Inc. for the Big Thunder Wind Park, proposed to be located in the Municipality of Neebing, District of Thunder Bay, Ontario. This is a Class 4 Wind Facility with a total expected generation capacity of 32 megawatts (MW).
Horizon is proposing to proceed with the project in a staged manner. Currently, Horizon has a FIT contract for 16.5MW representing 8 turbines. Horizon has applied for a FIT contract for an additional 15.5MW and 8 turbines.
This REA proposal is being posted for comment seeking input for the combined total of 32 MW and 16 turbines.
The proposed facility is considered to be a Class 4 Wind Facility under Ontario Regulation 359/09 (O. Reg. 359/09) Renewable Energy Approvals under Part V.0.1 of the Environmental Protection Act. Applications for Renewable Energy Approvals are required to be submitted in accordance with O. Reg. 359/09 for consideration for approval.