Halkirk is a 149.4MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Alberta, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2012.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||149.4||149.4||–||Active||Alberta, Canada||Capital Power; Greengate Power|
The project was developed by Capital Power and Greengate Power. The project is currently owned by Capital Power with a stake of 100%.
The project supplies enough clean energy to power 50,000 households. The project cost is $357m.
The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2012.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Pacific Gas and Electric under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 83 units of V90-1.8 MW turbines, each with 1.8MW nameplate capacity.
Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2012, for a period of 10 years.
About Capital Power
Capital Power Corp (CPC) is a power producer that develops, acquires, operates and optimizes electricity with a focus on sustainable energy facilities. It generates electricity by harnessing energy-efficient technology from lower-carbon fuel, and a range of renewable energy sources. The company owns supercritical coal-fired, natural gas-fired simple cycle, natural gas-fired combined cycle cogeneration, wind, solar, landfill gas-fired, and solid fuel facilities such as wood residuals and tire-derived. CPC has various generation facilities under development in Alberta and under construction in Kansas. The company supplies electricity to independent system operators, large industries and commercial customers, and government owned or sponsored entities. CPC is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
About Greengate Power
Greengate Power Corporation is engaged in the development of wind energy projects with its available transmission capacity. The company has been involved in several projects some of them are Halkirk Wind Project, Blackspring Ridge Wind Project, Stirling Wind Project, Wintering Hills Wind Project, Ponoka Wind Project, Chigwell Wind Project, and Radar Hill Wind Project. Greengate Power Corporation is headquartered in Alberta, Canada.
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