Congratulations to the 2014 South Kent Wind Grant Recipients!

In 2014, the South Kent Wind Community Fund provided more than $250,000 to 40 organizations that are making a difference in Chatham-Kent communities. We congratulate these organizations and thank them for their dedication to Chatham-Kent!

Grant applications for the SKW Community Fund in 2015 will be due on March 30th and September 30th. For more information and to apply, please visit the Chatham Kent Community Foundation website. For a list of the 2014 recipients, please visit our In the Community page.

Pattern Energy and Samsung’s South Kent Wind reached commercial operation in 2014. The 270 megawatt (MW) wind facility is the largest operating in Ontario and has the capacity to produce clean renewable energy for approximately 100,000 Ontario homes each year.

Altogether, 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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