Pattern Energy Group LP has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate for its Meikle Wind project, a 185-MW wind power project located in British Columbia. The approval allows Pattern Energy to further develop the site.
“This is Pattern Development’s first project in British Columbia, expanding the Company’s presence to a third province in Canada,” said Mike Garland, CEO of Pattern Development. “We have now received the major environmental approval for this project, which was the last big milestone before arranging construction financing. We very much appreciate the support we have received from the community, First Nations and BC Hydro.”
BC Hydro has entered into a 25-year power purchase agreement with Pattern Energy.
The Meikle Wind project is expected to reach commercial operation in 2016.
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