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Kent Breeze

Kent Breeze is a 20 megawatt (MW) wind power project located west of Thamesville, Ont. Construction began on November 11, 2010 and operations at Kent Breeze commenced in May 2011. TransAlta acquired Kent Breeze from Suncor in 2015.

The wind facility is on agricultural land spanning approximately 4 kilometers by 3 kilometers and consists of eight GE 2.5 MW wind turbines at a height of 85 m. Kent Breeze has the capacity to power over 26,000 homes yearly.

Renewable Energy Approval and Supporting Documents

Below is the Renewable Energy Approval Suncor received from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment on November 10, 2010. A location map, project description and other supporting documents for the Kent Breeze project are also linked below.

Historical Background Information

Facts & Figures

  • Location: Thamesville, ON
  • Fuel: Wind
  • Capacity (MW): 20
  • Ownership: 100%
  • Operator: Yes
  • First on-stream: 2011
  • Revenue Source: LTC
  • Builder: Yes
  • Contract Expiry: 2031

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