The Saik’uz First Nation and Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. have announced the signing of an agreement to jointly develop a wind energy project at Nulki Hills near Vanderhoof, B.C.
In a 50-50 partnership they will develop up to 210 MW of clean renewable power. The project is currently undergoing a BC Environmental Assessment. The partners have agreed to work together to obtain an Environmental Assessment Certificate from the province and an electricity purchase agreement from BC Hydro for the project.
“We have had a very positive relationship with Innergex to date and we are extremely pleased to enter into a partnership with them,” said Saik’uz First Nations Chief Stanley Thomas. “We are excited about the new opportunities the Nulki Hills project will bring for our community, and we are confident that they will take place in a manner that is respectful of the environment, our culture and our constitutional Aboriginal rights, titles and interest.”