John Miner has an article covering the huge, primarily foreign, ownership of industrial wind projects (he has a second article reporting on the connection to new transmission capacity)
They sound homey — they aren’t | London | News | London Free Press:
The names have a comforting, familiar ring - Adelaide, Bluewater, Goshen, Bornish. Jericho.Continue reading at the 'London Free Press'; the article includes quotes from WCO President Jane Wilson.
But if you're looking for who controls the massive wind farms under development in this part of Ontario, you won't find their head office anywhere close to their local namesakes.
While incorporated as separate companies with local-$sounding names, the real control of these wind farms resides in Juno Beach, Fla., home to NextEra Energy, the third largest nuclear power company in the U.S. and the largest industrial wind company in North America.
NextEra Energy owns Florida Power and Light and NextEra Energy Resources, which owns NextEra Energy Canada. It, in turn, owns the planned Adelaide Wind Farm, as well as neighbouring Bornish, Goshen and Jericho.