Schneider Power Inc.

Schneider Power Inc.

September 05, 2007 13:29 ET

Media Advisory: Schneider Power to Celebrate Newest Wind Farm with Dedication and Groundbreaking Ceremony on September 15th, 2007

MANITOULIN ISLAND, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 5, 2007) - Thomas Schneider, President, Schneider Power Inc. is pleased to announce the dedication and phase two groundbreaking of Schneider Power's new wind farm project on Manitoulin Island. The event is open to the public and media, and will include speeches followed by refreshments.

The Providence Bay Wind Farm is a small-scale, low-impact wind farm near Providence Bay & Spring Bay on Manitoulin Island, Ontario. It is approximately 400 acres and currently has 2 Enercon wind turbines with a unit generating capacity of 800 kW each. The wind farm's second phase will see the installation of an additional three 2.3 Megawatt machines. The total generation capacity will be up to 10 MW.

The wind farm will also house a public information centre that will feature information and learning materials on renewable energy, wind farm operations and energy conservation.

WHO: Thomas Schneider, CEO, Schneider Power Inc.
Mike Brown, MPP, Algoma-Manitoulin
Brent St. Denis, MP, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing

WHAT: Dedication and groundbreaking of Schneider Power's Providence Bay
wind farm

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 2007
12:00 to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Providence Bay Wind Farm
336 Hartley Side Road (Hartley Side Road and Tracy Road)
Spring Bay, Manitoulin Island, ON

About Schneider Power Inc.

Schneider Power Inc. is one of Canada's leading developers and owners of renewable energy electricity generation projects. Considered a leader in wind-energy and solar, our project teams and partners have installed wind farms and solar power plants worldwide.

Limited transportation for media from Toronto to the wind farm site is available on a first come first served basis.

Contact Information

  • To arrange an interview with Thomas Schneider
    and to RSVP, please contact:
    Laura Snell
    (416) 504-5151 ext. 230