Henvey Inlet Wind Project

Rank 2021

NR

Industry Sector: Energy

Project Type: Wind

Project Value: $1 billion

Funding Source: Private

Private Funding: $1 billion

Province: Ontario

City / Region: Between Sudbury and Perry Sound

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2019

The 300-MW Henvey Inlet wind project in northern Ontario is in the final planning stages. The feed-in tariff scheme is a 50-50 joint venture between Pattern Development and Nigig Power, which is wholly owned by Henvey Inlet First Nation. It will be constructed on reserve lands in Parry Sound County, near Georgian Bay. The project does not require provincial permits as the First Nation has legal authority to grant a lease and environmental approval.

Construction work began in 2017, with an estimated timeline of 18-24 months. Construction was temporarily halted during the summer of 2018 due to the Parry Sound 33 forest fire, however construction of the project is still slated for completion in 2019.

Project Owner: Pattern Development and Nigig Power (wholly owned by Henvey Inlet First Nation)

Environmental Services: AECOM (environmental assessment reports)

Other Key Players: Englobe (geotechnical investigation, quality control)

Legal: Torys (project owner legal advisor); Osler

2019 Rank: 54

2018 Rank: 52

2017 Rank: 46

2016 Rank: 48

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