This posting is for a proposed Renewable Energy Approval (REA) by Jericho Wind Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of NextEra Energy Canada, ULC) for the Jericho Wind Energy Centre, proposed to be located in the Township of Warwick in Lambton County and the Municipality of Middlesex in Middlesex County, Ontario. This is a Class 4 Wind Facility with a total expected generation capacity of 150 megawatts (MW).
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.
Since the REA application was received on February 15, 2013 and deemed complete on July 17, 2013, Jericho Wind Inc. has proposed changes to the project. Proposed project modifications are described in detail in the applicant’s project revision reports which can be accessed through the applicant’s website (link provided under Addtional Information).
The ministry requested that Jericho Wind Inc. hold an additional public meeting and provide the public with additional opportunity to review and comment on the proposed changes to the project.
The purpose of this notice is to allow opportunity for the public to comment on this proposal. All comments that have been received as a result of the commenting period beginning on July 17, 2013 will continue to be considered as part of the decision-making process by the ministry. All comments received as a result of this additional 30 day comment period will also be considered as part of the decision-making process by the ministry.