Installed capacity of 30-megawatts of renewable energy

Project overview

South Branch Wind Farm is located approximately 20 kilometers south of the town of Winchester and 70 kilometers south of the nation’s capital, Ottawa. The agricultural land is used to grow corn and soybeans as well as for dairy farming. The wind farm takes its name directly from the South Branch River that runs through the middle of the project. South Branch is located entirely inside the municipality of South Dundas, in the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry.

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Economic benefits

South Branch Wind Farm yields significantly in the form of payments to landowners, local spending, and annual community investment. South Branch Wind Farm is also compatible with other land uses and provides a stable form of income to local landowners.

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$549,000+

Paid to local governments

Energy savings
Millions of dollars

Paid to landowners

Community
$37,000+

Spent locally

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Job creation

35 construction jobs and 7 permanent jobs created

Renewable energy technology

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Energy security

South Branch Wind Farm helps strengthen energy security for Canada, helping diversify domestic supply.
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Turbines

South Branch consists of 10 Siemens 3 MW wind turbines.
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Wind energy in Canada

Canada has 318 wind energy projects producing power across the country.
Environmental benefits
53 million gallons of water saved each year

South Branch saves more than 53 million gallons of water each year and prevents the air pollution that causes smog, acid rain, and climate change.

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South Branch REA Cover Letter
South Branch CLC Agenda March 24, 2015
South Branch Natural Heritage Assessment Report
South Branch CLC Draft Terms of Reference
South Branch Design and Operations Report
South Branch CLC Notification August 11, 2014
South Branch Consultation Report
South Branch CLC Notification Oct 13, 2013

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Contact us

South Branch Wind Farm
Operations & Maintenance Office

4344 County Road 16
Brinston, ON, L0E 1C0
613.652.2999
SouthBranch@edpr.com