Schneider Power Inc.

Schneider Power Inc.

March 09, 2009 08:30 ET

Schneider Power Granted Environmental Approval for Arthur Wind Farm

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 9, 2009) - Schneider Power Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SNE) announced today that the Ontario Ministry of the Environment has approved an Environmental Assessment for the Company's 10 MW Arthur Wind Farm project, located in Arthur, Ontario.

The Arthur Wind Farm, part of the Arthur Wind Farm L.P. with Energy Farming Invest Inc., has secured a long-term power purchase agreement with the Ontario Power Authority.

"The timing of the approval is consistent with the construction schedule for the project, with completed installation of the turbines currently planned for the end of the year," said Thomas Schneider, President of Schneider Power Inc. "We would like to thank the Ministry and the community for all of their support."

About Schneider Power

Schneider Power Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SNE) is one of Canada's premier renewable energy companies, with a large portfolio of clean electricity generation development projects and advanced exploration projects located across two continents, and large land positions on the most promising and prospective wind and solar power areas in North America. Visit us on the web at

Schneider Power is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol SNE.

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