Grand Renewable Energy Park2020-03-10T19:33:35+00:00

Project Description

GRAND RENEWABLE ENERGY PARK

The Grand Renewable Energy Park (GREP) is located in South Cayuga, in Haldimand County, Ontario. These lands are located directly within the Haldimand Proclamation (1784) lands. The project lands are largely privately held lands with the exception of 515 acres managed by the Ontario Realty Corporation (ORC). The project has two components, a solar farm component (100MW) and a wind farm component (149MW).

Project Information: At Time of Engagement

On September 13, 2013 Six Nations Elected Council completed a 10% Equity investment in Grand Renewable Wind. The Grand Renewable Wind LP project is a 149MW farm, consisting of 67 wind turbines, located on privately held land titles throughout South Cayuga.  Project owners are Samsung Renewable Energy Inc.Pattern Grand LP Holdings LP, and Six Nations Limited Partner.

On September 27, 2013 Six Nations Elected Council completed a 10% Equity investment in Grand Renewable Solar. The Grand Renewable Solar LP project is a 100MW farm, located in the County of Haldimand bounded by Mount Olivet Road to the west, Meadows Road to the north, Sutor Road to the east, and Haldimand Road 20 to the south for most of the site, with a small portion extending south of Haldimand Road 20. Project owners are Samsung C&T, Conner Clark & Lunn Infrastructure, Six Nations Limited 

Project Benefits

  • Grand Renewable Wind:
    An estimated investment revenue of $38,000,000 over 20 years

    • $400,000 in post secondary scholarships ($20,000 per year)
    • Employment and Training opportunities
  • Grand Renewable Solar:
    An estimated revenue of $27,000,000 over 20 years

    • Employment and Training opportunities
  • Ontario Land Lease Revenue:
    Ontario assigns 100% of the Lease Revenue associated with the project that is sited on Six Nations Treaty Lands.

    • Revenue estimated at $9.0 million over 20 years

Project Update

Please Note: This section includes the most recent/updated information regarding the project. Based on community engagement feedback at the time of engagement, project updates may differ.

Grand Renewable Wind: 

Grand Renewable Wind reached commercial operation in December 2014. It is capable of producing 149MW of solar power with 67 turbines. Grand Renewable Wind LP is a partnership between Samsung Renewable Energy Inc., Pattern Grand LP Holdings and Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (10% Ownership).

Grand Renewable Solar: 

Grand Renewable Solar reached commercial operation in March 2015. It is capable of producing 100MW of solar power with 447,622 panels. Grand Renewable Solar LP is a partnership between Samsung Renewable Energy Inc., Conner Clark & Lunn Infrastructure and Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (10% Ownership).

START DATE

March 5, 2012

END DATE

April 3, 2012

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