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Environmental Assessment


Weavers Mountain Wind Energy Project


On 7 June 2023, WEB Weavers Mountain Wind GP Inc, Glooscap Energy #2 Limited Partnership (as represented by its general partner Glooscap Energy #2 GP Ltd) and SWEB Development Limited Partnership (as represented by its general partner SWEB Development Inc) operating collectively as WEB Weavers Mountain Wind Limited Partnership registered the Weavers Mountain Wind Energy Project for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.

The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to construct and operate an up to 16 turbine, up to 99.2MW wind project. The wind turbines will be up to 206.5 m tall to the tip of the blade and individually produce up to 6.2 MW. Included in the project is the construction of access roads, electrical collector lines, a substation and temporary laydown areas. The proposed project is located on the border of Antigonish County and Pictou County, west of the community of Beaver Meadow. Construction is intended to begin in 2024 and the wind farm is expected to be operational for 25 years beginning in 2025.

Minister's Decision

On 27 July 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 7 July 2023.

All comments received from the public consultation are 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.