|Jobs during construction phase:||Approx. 100|
|Date of Operation:||2018|
About the Project
The project is situated on up to two parcels of privately owned land located within the Township of South Stormont with a total area of approximately 100 acres. Comprised of photovoltaic panels with a contract capacity of 10 MWac, the project anticipates to connect to the existing distribution line along Power Dam Drive by utilizing road right of ways within the City of Cornwall and the Township of South Stormont. The proposed connection point is located about 600 meters east of the site.
Please find below the REA Supporting Documents.
- Final Project Summary Report
- Final Project Description Report
- Final REA Checklist: Consideration of Potential for Heritage Resources
- Final Stage 1 and 2 Archaeological Assessment
- Final Natural Heritage Assessment and Environmental Impact Study
- Final Water Assessment and Water Body Report
- Final Construction Plan Report
- Final Design and Operations Report
- Final Decommissioning Plan Report
- Final Acoustic Assessment Report
- Final Consultation Report
- Draft Project Summary Report
- Draft Project Description Report
- Draft REA Checklist: Consideration of Potential for Heritage Resources
- Draft Stage 1 and 2 Archaeological Assessment
- Draft Natural Heritage Assessment and Environmental Impact Study
- Draft Water Assessment and Water Body Report
- Draft Construction Plan Report
- Draft Design and Operations Report
- Draft Decommissioning Plan Report
- Draft Acoustic Assessment Report
The local municipalities and its residents will realize many benefits, including:
- A Community Benefit Agreement with the Township of South Stormont that will contribute funds on an annual basis (estimated to be $480,000 over the twenty year life of the project).
- Additional property tax revenue earned by the Township of South Stormont, county and local school board (estimated to be $200,000 over the twenty year life of the project).
- Important opportunities for the local and surrounding economy during construction through:
- Nearly one hundred (100) construction jobs at the peak of construction.
- The procurement of local services, contractors and materials for project construction (i.e. aggregate, excavation, etc.).
- Local businesses and hospitality sector
- Possible creation of a locally based full time position to support and service the facility during the operating period, and opportunities for local contractors to provide services such as landscaping and maintenance.
If you have questions, comments or any interest in the Project, please contact the project developer at any time.
Fabiola Oribe, Lead Adviser – Community Relations
Site Considerations Maps & Report
Click on the links below to review the Site Consideration Maps and Report for the Barlow Solar Energy Centre:
The Site Considerations Maps and Report indicate Project features such as the Site boundaries, proposed Connection Point as well as local and provincial features including natural heritage, infrastructure, administrative boundaries, etc. A detailed list of the main Site Considerations Information presented on the maps follows.
Please note that the exact final locations of Project infrastructure are not defined with precision at this time and will be determined via public consultation, and as Project area studies are completed. Technical and environmental studies help us better understand and minimize potential impacts on the community, the environment, cultural heritage, archeology and other design considerations.
Barlow Solar Energy Centre Community Engagement Plan
CLICK HERE to review the Barlow Solar Energy Centre Community Engagement Plan
CLICK HERE to review the Barlow Solar Energy Centre Notice of First Public Meeting in Long Sault
CLICK HERE to review the Barlow Solar Energy Centre Notice of Second Public Meeting in Cornwall