Canadian Hydro Developers, Inc.

Canadian Hydro Developers, Inc.

September 09, 2009 15:30 ET

Canadian Hydro to Officially Open Second Largest Wind Facility in Canada

CALGARY, CANADA--(Marketwire - Sept. 9, 2009) - Canada's largest and most diversified renewable energy company, Canadian Hydro Developers, Inc. (TSX:KHD), will officially open the Wolfe Island EcoPower® Centre, on Wolfe Island, Ontario, located near Kingston. The 197.8 MW wind installation is the second largest of its kind in Canada and has been in commercial operations since June 26, 2009. Attendees will include Ontario Deputy Premier and Minister of Energy and Infrastructure George Smitherman, Ontario Minister of Environment and MPP for Kingston and the Islands John Gerretsen, and Mayor of the Township of Frontenac Islands Jim Vanden Hoek.

Location: Wolfe Island EcoPower® Centre operations and maintenance
209 - 4th Line Road, Wolfe Island, ON K0H 2Y0
Date: Thursday, September 10, 2009
Time: 11:00 am until 2:00 pm


The event is by invitation only, and media representatives are asked to contact the Canadian Hydro Communications Coordinator to be placed on the entrance list.

About Canadian Hydro

"Recognized as one of Jantzi/Maclean's Top 50 Responsible Corporations in Canada"

Canadian Hydro is committed to Building a Sustainable Future®. The Company is the largest and most diversified developer, owner, and operator of 21 renewable energy generation facilities in Canada totaling net 694 MW of capacity in operation, 185 MW in and nearing construction, and 1,634 MW in development. The renewable generation portfolio is diversified across three technologies (water, wind, and biomass) in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec. This portfolio is unique in Canada as all facilities are certified, or slated for certification, under Environment Canada's EcoLogo™ Program.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Hydro Developers, Inc.
    Lindsey Moen
    Communications Coordinator
    (403) 510-4631