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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions the most powerful wind farm in Western Canada, of 300 MW

Continuing its development in Canada, EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the commissioning of the Blackspring Ridge wind farm by its local subsidiary EDF EN Canada. This facility, which has 300 MW in installed capacity, is now the most powerful in Western Canada. Located close to Lethbridge in Alberta province, the Blackspring Ridge wind farm is … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions the most powerful wind farm in Western Canada, of 300 MW

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Siemens expands wind power presence to Western Canada with agreement for first Alberta installation

Siemens Canada has expanded its wind power footprint in Canada to the Province of Alberta via an agreement for Mainstream Renewable Power’s Oldman 2 wind project. The deal will see Siemens supply, deliver and commission 20 SWT-2.3-101 wind turbines with a hub height of 80 metres and blade length of 49 metres. Mainstream is currently … Continue reading Siemens expands wind power presence to Western Canada with agreement for first Alberta installation

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IKEA Becomes Largest Retail Wind Energy Investor in Canada

IKEA Canada announced today that they have purchased a 46 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Pincher Creek, Alberta. The 20-turbine wind farm will be the largest owned by a Canadian retailer and is expected to generate 161 gigawatt hours (GWh) each year, which is more than double the total energy consumption of IKEA Canada. The … Continue reading IKEA Becomes Largest Retail Wind Energy Investor in Canada

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CanWEA Envisions 5 GW Of Wind Energy in Alberta

Alberta can once again be a leader in renewable energy development and address global concern about the province’s environmental record by meeting rising electricity demand with new clean wind energy. WindVision 2025: A Strategy For Alberta, released today by the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), makes the case for the strategic deployment of more wind … Continue reading CanWEA Envisions 5 GW Of Wind Energy in Alberta

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Pteragen Canada Inc. obtains regulatory approval for its 120 MW Peace Butte Wind Power Project in Alberta

Pteragen Canada Inc., a Calgary-based renewable energy company and wholly owned subsidiary of Renovalia Energy Wind Canada Inc., announced that it has received final regulatory approval from the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to proceed with construction on its 120 MW Peace Butte Wind Power Project. Located in S.E. Alberta, twenty-two kilometers south of the city … Continue reading Pteragen Canada Inc. obtains regulatory approval for its 120 MW Peace Butte Wind Power Project in Alberta

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Vestas receives its largest wind energy order in Canada for 299 MW project

Vestas has secured a firm and unconditional order for the delivery of 166 V100-1.8 MW wind turbines along with a 20-year service and maintenance agreement for the 299 MW Blackspring Ridge Wind Project, a joint venture of EDF EN Canada Inc. and Enbridge. It marks the largest order for Vestas wind turbines in Canada. Deliveries … Continue reading Vestas receives its largest wind energy order in Canada for 299 MW project

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Hatch is a key player in Alberta’s wind energy generation

An article in the September 2012 issue of enerG magazine on wind power in the Canadian province of Alberta focused on Hatch’s involvement with Suncor’s 88-MW Wintering Hills project, located in southern Alberta. Wintering Hills is the largest wind power project in the province and Hatch’s fifth wind project in Alberta, after Taber, Chin Chute, … Continue reading Hatch is a key player in Alberta’s wind energy generation

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