K2 Wind

Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh, Ontario

K2 Wind is creating substantial economic benefits for its region as one of Ontario’s largest operating wind energy facilities.

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  • K2 Wind reached operations in 2015 following project development by Pattern Canada, Capital Power, and Samsung Renewable Energy. A consortium led by Axium Infrastructure, including The Alberta Teachers Retirement Fund, purchased the facility in 2019. Pattern Canada continues to manage facility operations and maintenance activities.

  • The facility expects to inject more than $5 million in direct spending into the local economy each year of operations. Payments include property taxes benefiting the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh, Huron County, and local schools, estimated to total $9 million over the first 20 years of site operations.

K2 Wind will contribute $15 million over the first 20 years of operations to a Community Benefits Fund administered by the Township. The funding supports community initiatives in the Township, including community services, education, job training, recreation facilities, land stewardship, energy sustainability, and property tax relief for residents.

We place great importance on being active in the communities where we have a presence.

Please let us know if your group would like a presentation or if you have suggestions for community sponsorships and local causes K2 Wind can support.

An average of 300 workers were on-site during project construction. Approximately 20 full-time team members operate and maintain the facility, along with seasonal positions and the use of local contractors.

With Siemens blades made in Tillsonburg, Ontario, and towers built by CW Wind in Windsor using Ontario steel, the site’s 140 2.3 MW wind turbines allow local farmers to harvest a different crop.

Electricity produced by the 270 MW facility is equal to the annual needs of ~240,000 Ontarians and sold to the Independent Electricity System Operator under a 20-year power purchase agreement.

Ontario committed to phasing out coal-fired generation in 2002, and with the help of wind energy, the province met that goal in 2014. Today, wind turbines harness the winds across the region to generate homegrown energy without harmful emissions.

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84655 Tower Line Road
Lucknow, ON N0G 2H0

Local Office: 519.529.3196
Public Inquiries: 877.799.8141

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