Enbridge and RES Canada dedicate 99-MW Greenwich windfarm

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Enbridge and RES Canada dedicate 99-MW Greenwich windfarm

By Greentech Lead America: Enbridge and Renewable Energy
Systems Canada (RES Canada), an affiliate of RES Americas, have officially
opened Enbridge’s 99-megawatt Greenwich Windfarm. The project will generate
enough clean electricity to power of about 34,000 households and offset about
107,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

The Greenwich Windfarm will help Enbridge meet its
Neutral Footprint commitment to generate a kilowatt of renewable energy for
every kilowatt of conventional electricity that the company’s operations

“We are pleased to officially introduce the
Greenwich Windfarm to the Dorion community. While we completed this project in
late 2011, we are pleased to celebrate its official opening today with the
citizens of Dorion and members of the local Aboriginal communities, as well as
representatives from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and the Canadian
Wind Energy Association. We’d also like to thank RES Canada for developing and
constructing this important energy infrastructure project,” said Don
Thompson, vice president, Green Energy,

The electricity produced by Greenwich Windfarm will be
delivered to the Ontario Power Authority under a Renewable Energy Supply III
(RES III) 20-year power purchase agreement.

The project comprises 43 Siemens SWT-2.3 101 MW wind
turbines. The project was constructed by RES Canada under a fixed price,
turnkey, engineering, procurement and construction agreement. RES Canada will
operate the facility through January 2013 to ensure a seamless transition for

“The Greenwich Windfarm demonstrates RES Canada’s
robust construction capabilities, and puts a spotlight on the significant
knowledge and expertise we offer to our clients. RES Canada looks forward to
working with the MNR, the OPA, and all the local communities to bring more
clean, renewable wind energy projects to Northwest Ontario,” said Peter
Clibbon, vice president of RES Canada.

RES Canada completes SunE Rutley, Ontario’s first
large-scale solar FIT project

RES Canada recently completed SunE Rutley, Ontario’s
first large-scale solar Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) project, located in Ingleside,
Ontario. SunEdison Canada has developed the10 MW Rutley Solar project. The
project is comprised of 40,436 solar panels covering approximately 100 acres.
Electricity produced by SunE Rutley will feed into the Hydro One Network

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