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


Environmental Assessment


Harrietsfield Williamswood Wind Farm Project


This is to advise that on April 6, 2015, Watts Wind 4 L.P. registered the Harrietsfield Williamswood Wind Farm Project for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.

The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to develop three wind turbines, and to generate up to 4.8 Megawatt of power on private lands. The undertaking is located approximately 3 kilometers southeast of Harrietsfield and 2.5 kilometers northeast of Williamswood, Halifax Regional Municipality. The project is scheduled to commence in the fall of 2015 with operation expected in early 2016.

Minister's Decision

On May 26, 2016 the Minister of Environment released a decisionPDF Download Link (PDF:27k) 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:174k).

Project Documents


Opportunities for Public Input

Public comments on the Registration were accepted until May 6, 2015.

Comments received, including any personal information, will be made available to the public on request.