Wind: Watford Wind Farm

Watford Wind Farm location

The Brooke-Alvinston Wind Farm is approved under Part V.0.1 of the Environmental Protection Act (O. Reg. 359/09). Under the regulation, the 10 megawatt (MW) project is defined as a Class 4 wind facility. The project consists of four (4) Samsung 25xc wind turbines, which have a nameplate capacity of 2.5 MW and a hub height of 80m. The project is located on privately-owned land and within municipal road allowance in the Township of Brooke-Alvinston, Lambton County, Ontario.

Renewable Energy Approval No. 6250-8KFTCQ Download - 571 KB

Reports prepared in support of an application for a Renewable Energy Approval (“REA”) were completed to satisfy the requirements of ). Reg. 359/09 and can be downloaded below. Other documents and information related to the REA process will be posted here as they become available.

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Renewable Energy Approval Reports 

The reports available below include all reports prepared in support of the Renewable Energy Approval application.  
The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change issued a Renewable Energy Approval for the project in October 2011.

Project Description Report
Overview of the project, including summaries of the environmental impacts
that are further investigated in the other REA reports prepared in support of 
the application for a Renewable Energy Approval.
Project Description Report 1 of 22,216Download
Project Description Report 2 of 2491Download
Natural Heritage Reports
Delineation and evaluation of natural heritage features, including woodlands, wetlands and wildlife habitat. Includes
a Records Review Report, Site Investigation 
Report, Evaluation of Significance Report and Environmental
Impact Study Report.
Heritage Resource Assessment 1 of 32,228Download
Heritage Resource Assessment 2 of 32,031Download
Heritage Resource Assessment 3 of 31,873Download
Water Reports
Identifies water bodies in the vicinity of the project location, and potential 
environmental effects on water bodies, as well as associated mitigation measures.
Water Report761Download
Construction Plan Report
Overview of construction activities, their potential environmental 
impacts and mitigation measures.
Construction Plan Report 1 of 22,222Download
Construction Plan Report 2 of 2240Download
Design and Operations Report
Overview of project design and operational impacts, including environmental
impacts and mitigation measures.
Design and Operations Report 1 of 42,214Download
Design and Operations Report 2 of 42,184Download
Design and Operations Report 3 of 42,217Download
Design and Operations Report 4 of 4925Download
Decommissioning Report
Overview of decommissioning activities, their potential environmental impacts and mitigation measures.
Decommissioning Plan Report715Download
Noise Impact Assessment Report 
Report demonstrating compliance with the provincial 40 dBA noise limit.
Noise Impact Assessment Report1923,Download
Wind Turbine Specification Report 
Wind turbine specification report for the Samsung 25xc. 
Wind Turbine Specification Report2,474Download
Consultation Report 
Details of consultation activities conducted with respect to the project.
Consultation Report 1 of 62,141Download
Consultation Report 2 of 62,187Download
Consultation Report 3 of 62,217Download
Consultation Report 4 of 62,212Download
Consultation Report 1 of 52,190Download
Consultation Report 1 of 6386Download
Archaeological Assessment Reports 
Stage 1 and 2 Archaeological Assessment Report 1 of 22,210Download
Stage 1 and 2 Archaeological Assessment Report 2 of 21,679Download