Talbot Windfarm (98.9 MW) - Howard/Oxford TWP

Commercial Operation on December 16, 2010

Talbot Windfarm is a 98.9 MW wind farm developed by Enbridge Inc. on 11,500 hectares of agricultural land in the Township of Howard and the Township of Oxford, in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.

A 34.5 kilovolt (kV) connection system was installed to connect the wind turbines to the substation. A 34.5/230 kV substation was built to step-up the generation to 230 kV for connection to the Hydro One owned 230 kV circuits W44LC and/or W45LC to feed into the Ontario electricity market administered by the Independent Electricity System Operator.

This wind farm will generate approximately 275,000 megawatt-hours of renewable energy per year.

Location: Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Ontario
Nameplate Capacity: 98.9 MW
OPA Contracted Capacity: 98.9 MW
Operator: Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc.
Technology: Wind
Turbines: Seimans
Commercial Operation Date: December 16, 2010


Enbridge Inc.



Talbot Windfarm

Project Contacts:

Ontario Power Authority

Media and Public Relations
T. 416-969-6307 or

Enbridge Inc.

Ian MacRobbie
General Manager – Green Energy, Power Operations
(519) 394-2440 Extn 1