St. Columban Wind Project
The St. Columban Wind Project (the Project) will be located in the Municipality of Huron East, Municipality of Morris-Turnberry, and Township of Howick, County of Huron. Click here for figure showing the Project Layout.
The basic components of the Project include: 15 Siemens 2.3-113 wind turbine generators with a maximum installed nameplate capacity of 33 megawatt (MW); a 34.5 kV underground power line collector system; a 27.6 kV underground power line collector system; fibre optic cabling; turbine access roads; crane pads; two connection points to the existing electrical system; two unserviced electrical control buildings; an existing operations and maintenance building; a 34.5kV underground electrical interconnection line; and a 44 kV/34.5 kV 15/20 MVA transformer station.
The Project has received a Renewable Energy Approval (REA) issued in accordance with Section 47.4 of the Environmental Protection Act.