Wind Power Plants in Canada - other provinces
Centennial
Location: SK
Operator: SaskPower
Configuration: 83 X 1.8-MW V80
Operation: 2005-2006
WTG supplier: Vestas
EPC: Vestas
Quick facts: This WPP has a 7,500ac site 25km southeast of Swift Current. The 67m towers were built by Hitachi Canadian Industries in Saskatoon and support 80m diameter rotors. The Government of Canada provided C$54mn in funding over 10yrs through the Wind Power Production Incentive (WPPI) program.

Photograph courtesy of SaskPower
Posted 10 Feb 2017

Cypress
Location: SK
Operator: SaskPower
Configuration: 16 X 660-kW V47
Operation: 2002-2003
WTG supplier: Vestas
This WPP is 12km southwest of Gull Lake.

Photograph courtesy of SaskPower
Posted 2 Oct 2004

Eastern Kings
Location: PE
Owner: PEI Energy Corp
Configuration: 10 X 3.0 MW V90
Operation: 2006
WTG supplier: Vestas
Quick facts: This $56mn plant is expected to supply 90-95 GWh/yr, about 7.5% of the province's electricity. A 44km transmission line was built by Maritime Electric to the Dingwell's Mills substation.

Photograph courtesy of PEI Energy Corp
Posted 17 Mar 2007

Glen Dhu
Location: NS
Operator: Shear Wind Inc
Configuration: 30 X 2 MW E82
Operation: 2011
WTG supplier: Enercon
Quick facts: Glen Dhu is on a 10,000ac site east of New Glasgow. The project was bid into the 2007 Nova Scotia Power RFP for renewable generation. Glen Dhu went commercial on 5 Jan 2011.

Photograph courtesy of Shear Wind Inc
Posted 18 Feb 2011

Ramea Phase-I
Location: NL
Operator: Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro
Configuration: 6 X 65 kW WM15S
Operation: 2004
WTG supplier: Windmatic
EPC: Frontier Power Systems
Quick facts: This is part of Canada's first diesel-wind hybrid power system, built on Ramea Island in 2004. It consists of the reconditioned WTGs and 3 X 925 kW Cat gensets. Ramea Is is 10km from the south coast of Newfoundland and has a population of about 700. It was a traditional fishery community.

Photograph by Longershanks (wikimedia)
Posted 24 Oct 2010

St Joseph
Location: MB
Operator: Pattern Energy LP
Configuration: 60 X 2.3 MW SWT-2.3-101
Operation: 2011
WTG supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, Genivar, Mortenson
Quick facts: This project is laid out on 125km² in the towns of St, Joseph, Montcalm, and Rhineland in far south-central Manitoba. Construction started in Apr 2010 and commercial operation of the first turbines was declared in Jan 2011. Pattern has a 27yr PPA with Manitoba Hydro for St Joesph's output. The plant cost about C$345mn.

Photograph courtesy of Genivar
Posted 6 Mar 2010

   

Sunbridge
Location: SK
Operator: Suncor Energy
Configuration: 17 X 660 kW V47
Operation: 2001
WTG supplier: Vestas
Quick facts: Suncor and Enbridge formed a 50:50 partnership to develop the wind farm at a cost of approximately $C20mn with power sold to SaskPower. The initiative was stimulated by a 10yr, $C12.4mn government commitment in the fall of 2000 to support green power development in Saskatchewan.

Photograph courtesy of Enbridge
Posted 14 Dec 2005

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 04-Mar-2017

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