Schneider Power Inc.

Schneider Power Inc.

April 06, 2009 08:30 ET

Schneider Power Granted Zoning By-Law Approval for Arthur Wind Farm

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 6, 2009) - Schneider Power Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SNE) announced today that Council for the Township of Wellington North has passed the proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment (ZBLA) for the development of the Arthur Wind Farm.

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 wind farm is anticipated to be one of Canada's most technologically advanced, low-impact wind power generation projects using five Enercon wind turbine generators with a total nameplate capacity of 10 Megawatts.

"We are elated that the Township of Wellington North has decided to become one of the leaders in renewable energy," said Thomas Schneider, President of Schneider Power Inc. "We would like to thank the councillors and the community for all of their support and look forward to getting shovels in the ground this summer."

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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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