TORONTO, June 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Sprott Power Corp. (TSX:SPZ), a developer, owner and operator of renewable energy projects, together with its project partner Firelight Infrastructure Partners LP, today hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony, attended by Nova Scotia Premier, Darrell Dexter, to celebrate the completion of their Amherst Wind Farm project in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia.
"We are delighted that our project partners and supporters were able to join us for the official opening of this Amherst Wind Farm," said Jeff Jenner, President and CEO of Sprott Power Corp. "Sprott Power owes thanks to our partner, suppliers, local and provincial government and authorities, land owners, the community, and our board and staff who made it all possible. This project will provide the province with enough clean electricity to power 10,000 homes annually."
"It takes a huge amount of vision, determination and skill to pull a project like this together, and Sprott Power and its partners have done it without any financial help from government," said Premier Dexter. "This wind farm is a magnificent addition to the horizon that greets visitors when they drive into Nova Scotia. It will also play an important role in helping the province achieve its aggressive renewable energy targets. Congratulations to everyone involved and thank you for choosing to invest in a stronger, more sustainable Nova Scotia."
Along with Premier Dexter, Sprott and Firelight executives were pleased to host the following dignitaries and partners at today's event: Brian Skabar, Member of the Legislative Assembly, Cumberland North; Robert Small, Amherst Mayor; Keith Hunter, Cumberland County Warden; Suzlon Wind Energy Corp.; DSTN Trenton; White Construction; provincial representatives, local authorities and landowners.
About Sprott Power Corp.
Sprott Power is a publicly-traded (TSX: SPZ) Canadian-based company dedicated to the development, owning and operating of renewable energy projects. Through project development efforts, acquisitions, partnerships and joint ventures, Sprott Power provides its shareholders with income and growth from the renewable power generation sector of the energy industry.
About Firelight Infrastructure Partners L.P.
Firelight Infrastructure Partners is a Canadian partnership that invests in North American renewable energy projects including wind, hydro and solar. Firelight partners with experienced developers to provide the capital necessary to develop, construct and operate high quality renewable energy projects. For more information on Firelight, visit www.firelightlp.com.
Certain information contained in this press release may constitute "forward-looking information", which reflects the current expectations of Sprott Power. This information, such as statements concerning expected amounts of future electricity generation, among others, reflects Sprott Power's current beliefs with respect to future events and is based on information currently available to management. Forward-looking information involves significant known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking information including, without limitation, the risks listed under the heading "Risk and Uncertainties" in the Annual Information Form of the Company dated March 26, 2012. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking information prove incorrect, actual results, performance or achievements could vary materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking information contained in this release. Although forward-looking information contained in this release is based upon what Sprott Power believes to be reasonable assumptions, management cannot assure investors that actual results, performance or achievements will be consistent with this forward-looking information. The forward-looking information is made as of the date of this release and Sprott Power does not assume any obligation to update or revise it to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law.
Image with caption: "Sprott Power CEO Jeff Jenner hosts Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter and other dignitaries at today's ribbon-cutting ceremony at the company's wind farm in Amherst, Nova Scotia. (CNW Group/Sprott Power Corp.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120625_C3948_PHOTO_EN_15658.jpg
Image with caption: "Sprott Power Corp. today held the ribbon-cutting ceremony for its wind farm in Amherst, Nova Scotia. (CNW Group/Sprott Power Corp.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120625_C3948_PHOTO_EN_15659.jpg
Image with caption: "Sprott Power Corp. today held the ribbon-cutting ceremony for its wind farm in Amherst, Nova Scotia. (CNW Group/Sprott Power Corp.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120625_C3948_PHOTO_EN_15660.jpg
For further information:
Jeff Jenner, CA, CBV
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sprott Power Corp.
The Equicom Group
416-815-0700 ext. 264