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Samsung and Pattern Energy Group announce the start of construction of the C$800 million South Kent Wind project

DATE CLOSED

April 30, 2013

BUSINESS SECTOR

Power

LEAD OFFICE

Toronto

VALUE

800 Million CAD


OVERVIEW

On April 30, 2013, Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. and Pattern Energy Group LP announced they broke ground on the South Kent Wind project in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. The 270 megawatt (MW) wind power project will use Ontario-made wind turbine blades and towers to generate clean, renewable energy equal to the needs of approximately 100,000 Ontario homes each year. Over 1,000 Ontario workers will be involved in South Kent Wind project construction and manufacturing.

Samsung, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario is a builder and operator of wind and solar power projects.

Pattern, headquartered in San Francisco, California, is an independent, fully-integrated energy company that develops, constructs, owns, and operates renewable energy and transmission assets.

McCarthy Tétrault LLP represented Samsung, with a team led by Seán O'Neill.

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