Government of Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, Canada


Environmental Assessment


Bateston Community Wind Power Project


This is to advise that on January 8, 2014, Celtic Current Limited Partnership will register the Bateston Community Wind Project for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.

The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to construct a 2.3 MW Community Wind Project at PID 15619596, in the community of Bateston, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia. This Project consists of one 2.3 MW wind turbine. Construction will commence in the Spring 2014 with operation expected by Fall 2014.

Minister's Decision

On February 27, the Minister of Environment released a decisionPDF Download Link (PDF:34k) concerning this review. The Minister has decided to approve the undertaking in accordance with Section 13(1)b of the Environmental Assessment Regulations, pursuant to Part IV of the Environment Act. The undertaking has been approved subject to a number of conditionsPDF Download Link (PDF:160k).

Project Documents


Opportunities for Public Input

Public comments on the Registration were accepted until February 7, 2014.

Comments received, including any personal information, will be made available to the public from the Department of Environment and Climate Change library, 2nd floor, 1903 Barrington Street, Suite 2085, Halifax, NS.