Construction of the wind farm has already begun and the project is expected to enter commercial operation in fall 2011.

Financing for the three-year construction credit facility was provided by co-lead arrangers Bank of Nova Scotia and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, as well as Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp of Canada, and National Bank Financial Group.

Brookfield Renewable is a wholly owned subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management, and the company’s total portfolio includes more than 165 generating facilities with approximately 4,200MW of capacity.