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


Environmental Assessment

Project Highlights

New Victoria Community Wind Power Project


This is to advise that on August 5, 2016, Celtic Current Limited Partnership registered the New Victoria Community Wind Power Project for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.

The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to develop one wind turbine, and to generate up to 2.35 megawatt of power. The undertaking is located approximately 1.5 kilometers from New Victoria, Cape Breton Regional Municipality. The project is scheduled to commence in fall 2016, with operation expected in summer 2017.

Minister's Decision

On September 20, 2016 the Minister of Environment released a decision 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.

Project Documents


Opportunities for Public Input

Public comments on the Registration were accepted until September 8, 2016.

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