Harvesting the Wind for Ontario
As summer approaches and our thoughts shift to the outside, the South Kent Wind team would like to remind everyone that the safety of community residents, our landowners, and our site team are our highest priority. To ensure your safety, please remember to call Ontario 1 Call at 1-800-400-2255 or go to the web site www.on1call.com if you are planning to dig.
On1Call is a free service
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the South Kent Wind team.
Pattern Energy and Samsung’s South Kent Wind reached commercial operation in 2014. The 270 megawatt (MW) wind facility is one of the largest operating in Ontario and is expected to produce clean, renewable energy for approximately 100,000 Ontario homes each year.
We are committed to expanding benefits from the facility throughout the Chatham-Kent region. The South Kent Wind (SKW) Community Fund was established to help build strong and vibrant communities in Chatham-Kent. The SKW Community Fund supports community, environmental, health and wellness, youth and education, and First Nation and Métis initiatives through a grant process administered by the Chatham Kent Community Foundation. Every year – in perpetuity – an estimated one-quarter of a million dollars is expected to be available for grant distribution among the five areas of giving.
Samsung and Pattern Energy’s wind power projects in Ontario are creating thousands of manufacturing and construction jobs, contributing significant property taxes to host communities, and providing millions of dollars for schools and important community projects.
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