NextEra Energy Canada completes wind unit

NextEra Energy Canada, ULC, has completed construction of the 124-MW  Summerhaven Wind Energy project in Haldimand County, the Toronto-based company said Sept. 25.

NextEra Energy Canada, ULC is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE).

The project is comprised of 56 turbines and produces enough electricity to power approximately 32,000 homes in Ontario.

Development on the Summerhaven Wind Energy Centre began in 2006, and the project received a Renewable Energy Approval in March 2012. Throughout the ten-month construction phase, more than 300 local workers and 55 Ontario businesses contributed to the project, NextEra Energy Canada said in a release.

Florida-based NextEra Energy, the parent company, is one of the largest renewable energy developers in North America.

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