in News Departments > FYI
print the content item

Samsung Renewable Energy and Pattern Energy Group have announced a donation and pledge of C$11.5 million to the community of Chatham-Kent, Ontario, as part of the South Kent Wind community benefits program.

According to the developers, the program includes an immediate C$1.5 million for community-based initiatives and the establishment of the South Kent Wind Community Fund, with an additional C$10 million paid into the fund over the next 20 years to provide a stable source of community funding for the long term.

The donation includes an initial contribution of C$1 million to establish the South Kent Wind Community Fund, which will be administered by the Chatham Kent Community Foundation. Samsung and Pattern's South Kent Wind project will contribute an additional C$500,000 annually to the community fund over the next 20 years.


Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Alberta Breaks Wind Power Record, Then Does It Again

Last week, the Alberta Electric System Operator recorded new wind production peaks in the Canadian province - highlighting how well the grid integrated the renewable energy.


Federal Appeals Court Finds Obama's Wind Farm Decision Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court ruled that the U.S. government violated the constitutional rights of Chinese-owned Ralls Corp. when ordering the divestment of four Oregon wind farms.


Renewables Make Up Over 50% Of New U.S. Power In First Half Of 2014

According to a recent government report, renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, continue to dominate new electric generating capacity.


Suzlon Facility Lends Key Assist In Developing 'The Wind Technicians Of Tomorrow'

The turbine manufacturer’s Elgin, Ill.-based training facility is the culmination of a program that puts a new twist on a proven method of instruction.


Having Their Say: CanWEA Clarifies True Source Of Canadian Wind Success

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) takes issue with a recent report summary regarding various renewable energy policies in North America.

Navigant_id1983
Renewable NRG_id1934
Canwea_id1984