Nigig Power Corporation

Nigig Power Corporation (Nigig) was established in 2010 and is wholly owned by Henvey Inlet First Nation. Ken Noble is CEO and President of the corporation, which is overseen by four board members and four advisors. Nigig secured the largest Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) contract in Ontario and is constructing the largest First Nation wind energy centre in Canada. The Henvey Inlet Wind Energy Centre (HIWEC) has a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement with the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO).

Henvey Inlet First Nation is an Anishinabek community comprised of three separate reserve properties. Henvey Inlet Reserve No. 2 is on the northeast shore of the Georgian Bay, 90 km south of Sudbury and 71 km north of Parry Sound. French River Reserve No.13 is 11 km north of the Reserve No. 2 and includes Cantin Island. There are about 900 enrolled Members of the Robinson- Huron Treaty band, with approximately 200 of those residing on-Reserve.

Pattern Development

In October of 2014, Nigig Power Corporation entered into a joint venture partnership with Pattern Development to jointly develop, own and operate the 300 MW Henvey Inlet Wind project and associated transmission line.

Pattern Development is a leading developer of renewable energy and transmission assets. With a global footprint spanning Canada, the United States, Mexico and Japan, Pattern Development's highly-experienced team has brought more than 5,500 MW of renewable power projects to market. Our mission is to transition the world to renewable energy by developing high-quality projects in an environmentally responsible manner and with respect for the communities where we work.

Our affiliate, Pattern Energy, is a publicly-listed independent power company that owns and operates renewable energy facilities and is currently the largest operator of wind energy in Canada. Combined, we have expertise in all project stages: resource analysis, site development, power marketing, finance, construction, facility operations and asset management. Our headquarters are in San Francisco, California, and our Toronto office is comprised of professionals in law, business, finance, accounting and construction.