Throughout the last decade, we have brought 10 wind energy projects to operation across four provinces, creating thousands of Canadian jobs and millions of dollars in direct economic benefits to our local communities.
As one of Canada’s largest wind power operators, we are majority-owned by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and take great pride in our role to help create retirement security for generations of Canadians.
Building Safety into Every Step
Safety is a big deal at workplaces across the country, but especially ones that have a lot of moving parts. Renewable energy facilities are a great example of workplaces with many different types of tools, equipment, and machinery and safety measures to match. As the Senior Environmental Health and Safety Manager at Pattern Energy, Joe […]Read Full Story
Renaturalizing Communities: How Planting Trees Started an Environmental Movement
Trees are an important part of the environment. From the moment they sprout, their roots grow deep into the ground, holding the soil in place. Throughout a tree’s lifetime, it provides oxygen, acts as a habitat for birds and animals, and gives shade on hot, sunny days. Many trees growing together become a forest, an […]Read Full Story
National Audubon Society CEO Dr. Elizabeth Gray on how to overcome the climate crisis
U.S. Climate Action Summit Spotlight Session, “Faster. Cleaner. Stronger: Breaking barriers to turn ideas into infrastructure” 1. Why is Audubon prioritizing the climate crisis? The climate crisis is existential — for birds and all life on Earth. Since 1970, North America has lost a staggering three billion birds. Birds and their habitats are keystones of many ecosystems. […]Read Full Story
Boiling Down the Basics of Making Maple Syrup
The sap has been collected and boiled down, and now thousands of liters of maple syrup are being bottled and sold across Canada. The nation’s favourite sweet treat is enjoyed in many ways. It’s used to make candy, taffy, and often acts as a flavour in many other food items. You may have even received […]Read Full Story
Net zero can’t happen without Indigenous knowledge and participation
With significant funding investments announced for clean energy in the 2023 federal budget, it is integral that respect for Indigenous values and meaningful relations between corporations, government and First Nations are at the forefront of the energy transition. In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) issued its final report. Call to Action […]Read Full Story
Pattern Energy is a global leader in renewable energy, but we are most proud of our contributions to local communities.
Canadians worked on-site during project construction
Contribute into Canada’s economy every year through property taxes, royalties, and community benefit programs
Full-time managers and technicians are on-site to operate and maintain our facilities
Partners in the Community.
We are committed to developing partnerships that respect unique cultures and provide communities with ongoing ownership in our projects.
Pattern Canada and their partners have helped bring in a new era of economic prosperity in Haldimand County. They treated us like partners in their project and ensured that our citizens were part of the success of this project in our community.Ken Hewitt Former Mayor of Haldimand County, Ontario
The support of Pattern Canada's South Kent Wind facility has assisted in sponsoring five established young artists originally from Chatham (Ben Smith, Ryan Nauta, Heather Kosik, Jordan Clayton and Ian Cleary) as they performed in several free concerts for the Chatham-Kent community.Christine Prosser Music Director, Chatham Kiwanis Music Festival
This generous contribution will support the real heroes of this crisis, our frontline healthcare workers by helping to provide them with the necessary equipment and supplies. Donations like this truly underscore how we are all in this together.Mary Lou Crowley President & CEO, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation
I’m glad the wind farm is online. Currently, the only challenge for Henvey Inlet First Nation is to decide how to invest our revenue within our community as far as infrastructure and programs are concerned, as well as benefits to the membership.Chief Wayne McQuabbie Henvey Inlet Wind
Through our Community Benefits Programs, we contribute millions of dollars to local initiatives, including environmental, educational, and Indigenous causes that are having a real lasting impact on communities across Canada.
At Pattern Canada, we acknowledge and respect the fact that we operate facilities located upon the Traditional Territory of Indigenous Peoples.
Four of our facilities are owned in direct partnership with Indigenous communities, and we are committed to mutually beneficial partnerships with First Nations and Indigenous communities across this land.
Our Nation’s Growth and Wellbeing for Generations
Our country has a rich history of drawing upon the rich resources of our vast land to create responsible energy development. As one of our country’s largest operators of wind power, we are proud to be leading that transition toward a renewable future while enriching the Canada Pension Plan and contributing to future prosperity of our country.
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