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November 29, 2021

Buffalo Plains Wind Farm, Canada

By Carmen

Buffalo Plains Wind Farm is a 514.6MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Alberta, Canada. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 514.6 514.6 Permitting Alberta, Canada ABO Wind; Rocky Mountain Power

Description

The project is being developed by ABO Wind and Rocky Mountain Power. The project is currently owned by ABO Wind.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 100,000 households. The project cost is expected to be around $870.504m.

The project will have 115.00m high towers.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 83 units of SG 6.2-170 turbines, each with 6.2MW nameplate capacity.

About ABO Wind

ABO Wind AG (ABO Wind) develops renewable energy projects in Europe. The company carries out the planning and environmental impact assessment, design, development, and operation of wind power projects and biomass power generating facilities. It also provides long-term maintenance operations or management and services such as repairs, gearbox inspection and technical assessments. ABO Wind initiates wind farm projects, acquires sites, organizes all technical and business planning, arranges international bank financing and delivers turnkey wind farms. The company and its subsidiaries operate in Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Finland, Ireland, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and the UK, among others. ABO Wind is headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany.

About Rocky Mountain Power

Rocky Mountain Power (RMP), a subsidiary of PacifiCorp is an electric utility company that offers electricity distribution services. The company provides online electricity billing, power outages, energy rates and charges, economic development, outdoor recreation, payment and billing options, new energy connections, financial assistance, power and energy options, landlord information and programs, and power outage reporting services. Its other services include integrated energy resource planning, street lighting services, energy saving incentives, business energy solutions, line extension estimation, energy efficiency, environmental solutions and solar energy services. RMP also offers home and work safety education, safety and energy education, power quality and equipment protection education, tree planting and pruning education, transmission projects education, and electric system information education services. The company has operations in Idaho, Utah, Colorado and Wyoming, the US. RMP is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, the US.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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