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Environmental Assessment


Kmtnuk Wind Power Project


On 1 November 2023, Kmtnuk Wind Limited registered the Kmtnuk Wind Power Project for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.

The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to construct and operate a 16 turbine, 98 MW wind project. The wind turbines will be 206.5 m tall to the tip of the blade and individually produce up to 7.0 MW. The Project is located in Colchester County, north of McCallum Settlement, Nova Scotia, and will also involve the construction of access roads, a substation, electrical collector and transmission lines and temporary laydown areas. The Project intends to begin construction in 2024 and is expected to be operational for 35 years commencing in 2025.

Minister's Decision

On 21 December 2023, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change released a decision (PDF) 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 conditions (PDF).   

Project Documents


Opportunities for Public Input

Public comments on the Registration were accepted until 1 December 2023.

All comments received from the public consultation will be posted on the department's website for public viewing. In the case of an individual, the address, email and contact information will be removed before being placed on the website.