Siemens to Supply Wind Turbines for Offshore Wind Project in Lake Ontario (Canada)
Windstream Wolfe Island Shoals Inc. has selected Siemens Canada Limited to supply up to 130 turbines for its offshore wind power project.
Siemens will manufacture the turbine blades at its plant located in Tillsonburg, Ontario.
The 300MW offshore wind project is planned to be located from five to sixteen kilometers off the southwest shore of Wolfe Island, in eastern Lake Ontario.
It will create more than 1,900 jobs for the first five years of development, and 175 jobs after construction.
Source: newswire, January 05, 2012; Image: siemens