Why Here?This is one of the best places in Canada to harvest the wind and turn it into clean, green power.
Progressing forwardWe are moving forward with plans to harvest the wind in ACW Township.
Benefits to the CommunityDirect and indirect employment, locally sourced materials, property taxes, annual revenues and more.
K2 WIND POWER PROJECT
One of Ontario’s most promising renewable facilities.
The 270 megawatt (MW) K2 Wind Power Project is proposed for development in the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh (ACW). Based on our experience, ACW is one of the best locations in Ontario to harvest energy from the wind.
On July 23, 2013 K2 Wind received its Renewable Energy Approval (REA) from the Ministry of the Environment (MOE). Construction activities are expected to start later this year.
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ERT Appeal Dismissed | Hiring Begins as K2 Wind Power Project Moves Forward, Creating Jobs and Investment in Ontario
The K2 Wind Power Project (K2 Wind) has begun hiring workers for the construction of one of Ontario’s most promising renewable energy projects following a ruling by the Environmental Review Tribunal, which dismissed the appeal of K2's Renewable Energy Approval. See more information in a news release.
Business and employment opportunities - February 12
Learn more about business and employment opportunities with K2 Wind. Apply in person on February 12 at the Knights of Columbus Community Hall in Goderich, 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. View the advertisement for this event to learn more.
Application for Electricity Generation Licence
K2 Wind Ontario Limited Partnership has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for an Electricity Generation Licence. View the notice of application to learn more.
Community Liaison Committee
The first Community Liaison Committee meeting will be held on December 2, 2013. To learn more about this meeting, view the CLC Meeting Minutes.
Renewable Energy Approval
K2 Wind received its Renewable Energy Approval (REA) on July 23, 2013. The REA is posted on the Environmental Registry at www.ebr.gov.on.ca, under registry # 011-8307.
REA granted to K2 Wind - Project will create over 300 construction jobs
The development of renewable energy projects in Ontario are contributing to the creation of thousands of jobs in Ontario by facilitating local manufacturing of turbine blades and towers, development-stage work for construction trades, and ongoing operations, maintenance and support services.
K2Wind Donates $25,000 to Brookside School
K2 Wind recently contributed $25,000 to Brookside School’s new playground initiative. The funds allowed Brookside to reach their goal of building a new playground for community and student enjoyment. Sponsorship of the playground is part of K2’s goal of sharing Project benefits with the community.
Community Benefits Fund Agreement
K2 Wind and the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh (ACW) executed a Community Benefits Fund Agreement (CBFA) and a Road Use Agreement on March 19, 2013. The CBFA will deliver approximately $15 million in funding to ACW for community initiatives over the next 20 years.
Leave to Construction (LTC) Application
K2 Wind has filed an application with the Ontario Energy Board to construct certain transmission facilities for the Project.
View the LTC Application and appendices, Notice and pre-filed evidence.