Meikle Wind Fast Facts

Location: Peace Region, British Columbia
180 MW wind energy generation project with 61 GE wind turbines
Long Term 25 Year Energy Purchase Agreement in place with BC Hydro
Annual energy equal to the needs of approximately 54,000 British Columbian homes
Average of 150 workers during construction activity, 275 workers during peak 
9 full-time permanent jobs, in addition to the use of local subcontractors
Surface area affected during operations will be less than 134 hectares
Project area is a location significantly impacted by Pine Beetle kill and forestry activity

Project Timeline

Project Description Report posted to public August 2013
Submission of EA application for Screening October 2013
Application available for public review October 2013
Public information sessions December 2013
Start of construction October 2014
Commercial Operation date January 2017
Meikle Wind map