Wind: Watford Wind Farm
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 2||2,216||Download|
|Project Description Report 2 of 2||491||Download|
|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 3||2,228||Download|
|Heritage Resource Assessment 2 of 3||2,031||Download|
|Heritage Resource Assessment 3 of 3||1,873||Download|
Identifies water bodies in the vicinity of the project location, and potential
environmental effects on water bodies, as well as associated mitigation measures.
|Construction Plan Report|
Overview of construction activities, their potential environmental
impacts and mitigation measures.
|Construction Plan Report 1 of 2||2,222||Download|
|Construction Plan Report 2 of 2||240||Download|
|Design and Operations Report|
Overview of project design and operational impacts, including environmental
impacts and mitigation measures.
|Design and Operations Report 1 of 4||2,214||Download|
|Design and Operations Report 2 of 4||2,184||Download|
|Design and Operations Report 3 of 4||2,217||Download|
|Design and Operations Report 4 of 4||925||Download|
Overview of decommissioning activities, their potential environmental impacts and mitigation measures.
|Decommissioning Plan Report||715||Download|
|Noise Impact Assessment Report |
Report demonstrating compliance with the provincial 40 dBA noise limit.
|Noise Impact Assessment Report||1923,||Download|
|Wind Turbine Specification Report |
Wind turbine specification report for the Samsung 25xc.
|Wind Turbine Specification Report||2,474||Download|
|Consultation Report |
Details of consultation activities conducted with respect to the project.
|Consultation Report 1 of 6||2,141||Download|
|Consultation Report 2 of 6||2,187||Download|
|Consultation Report 3 of 6||2,217||Download|
|Consultation Report 4 of 6||2,212||Download|
|Consultation Report 1 of 5||2,190||Download|
|Consultation Report 1 of 6||386||Download|
|Archaeological Assessment Reports |
|Stage 1 and 2 Archaeological Assessment Report 1 of 2||2,210||Download|
|Stage 1 and 2 Archaeological Assessment Report 2 of 2||1,679||Download|