Wind project planned in lake
Trillium seeking site off Belleville -
140 giant turbines worth $1 billion
June 5, 2006
by Tyler Hamilton
in Toronto Star
A Toronto company wants to erect more than 140 massive wind turbines down the middle of Lake Ontario in what would become the largest wind farm in North America.
Trillium Power Energy Corp. told the Toronto Star that it is in the process of getting government approvals for a 710-megawatt project, called Trillium Power Wind 1, which at full output would provide enough clean electricity to power more than 200,000 homes.
John Kourtoff, president and chief executive officer of Trillium, said the five-megawatt turbines would be in waters no deeper than 21 metres about 15 kilometres offshore from... [continue via Web link]