|Jobs during construction phase:||Approx. 100|
|Date of Operation:||2018|
About the project:
The project is situated on a 140 acre privately-owned land parcel, with a capacity of 12 megawatts alternative current (MWac), located in the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet, at the Southeast corner of County Roads 2 and 19, approximately 5 km West of Curran, Ontario.
The proposed connection point to the public grid is anticipated to be located on the west side of County Road 19, across the road from the project 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 to contribute funds on an annual basis to the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet (estimated near $500,000 over the twenty year life of the project).
- Additional property tax revenue that will help to supplement revenues for the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet, the United Counties of Prescott and Russell and local school board (estimated around $400,000 over the twenty year life of the project.
- Nearly one hundred (100) construction jobs at the peak of construction.
- Important opportunities for the local and surrounding economy during construction through: 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.
Site Considerations Maps
Click on the links below to review the Site Consideration Maps for the Pendleton Solar Energy Centre:
The Site Considerations Maps 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.
Pendleton Community Engagement Plan