Wind energy will create benefits worth more than $14 billion (£9.1bn) in Ontario by 2030.
That’s according to a study by the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), which stated $110 million (£71.5m) will directly be injected to local economies.
The industry will also create 72,000 full time well-paying jobs.
Ontario Energy Minister,the Honourable Bob Chiarelli claims the Canadian region has become the leader in renewable energy in North America.
He added: “Our government maintains a strong commitment to wind energy and we appreciate an ongoing partnership with CanWEA in building a greener supply mix and a stronger wind energy sector in Ontario.”