NextEra spins 102-MW Goshen Wind project in Canada into operation

NextEra Energy Canada LP said Feb. 17 that its affiliate has achieved commercial operation of the Goshen Wind Energy Centre project located in the municipalities of Bluewater and South Huron in Ontario.

The 102-MW project is capable of generating enough electricity to power more than 25,500 average homes in Ontario. Construction of the Goshen Wind Energy Centre began in August 2014.

“Like all of NextEra Energy Canada’s wind energy projects in Ontario, this project delivers clean and emissions-free electricity to the Province’s grid and provides significant, long-term economic benefits to the local community,” said Nicole Geneau, director of Development for NextEra Energy Canada.

NextEra Energy Canada is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE), which has approximately 42,500 MW of generating capacity, and about 13,900 employees in 26 U.S. states and four Canadian provinces as of year-end 2013.

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