Hand Hills Wind Project is a 252.3MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Alberta, Canada. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in December 2022.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 252.3 252.3 Permitting Alberta, Canada BER Hand Hills Wind; BluEarth Renewables; Joss Wind Power


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The project is being developed by BER Hand Hills Wind, BluEarth Renewables and Joss Wind Power. BER Hand Hills Wind and BluEarth Renewables are currently owning the project.

The Hand Hills Wind Project (Hand Hills Wind Phase I), will have 107.5m high towers.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in December 2022.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the Hand Hills Wind Project (Hand Hills Wind Phase I) will be sold to Shell Energy North America (Canada) under a power purchase agreement. The offtake capacity is expected to be 100MW.

Contractors Involved

Hand Hills Wind Project (Hand Hills Wind Phase I) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SG 4.5-145 turbines. The phase consists of 29 turbines with 4.5MW nameplate capacity.

About BER Hand Hills Wind

BER Hand Hills Wind LP (BER Hand Hills Wind) develops renewable energy projects which carries out the planning and environmental impact assessment, design, development, and operation of wind power projects .The company is located in Canada.

About BluEarth Renewables

BluEarth Renewables Inc (BluEarth Renewables) is a developer and producer of renewable energy. The company acquires, builds, owns and operates wind, run-of-river hydroelectric, and solar generation projects. Its projects include Outlaw Trail Wind Project, Hand Hills Wind Project, Bull Creek Wind Facility, Bow Lake Wind Facility, East Bay Hills Wind Project, Yellow Lake Solar Project, Burdett Solar Project, Riverview Solar Project, Corunna Solar Project, Lunar Light Solar Facility, Allegheny Hydro Facility, McNair Creek Hydro Facility, Narrows Inlet Hydro Project and Tyson Creek Hydro Facility. It partners with landowners, suppliers, lenders, shareholders, and entrepreneurs. BluEarth Renewables is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

About Joss Wind Power

Joss Wind Power Inc (Joss Wind) is a renewable energy company that offers wind power services. The company provides commercial scale wind power exploration and development in western Canada. Its services include land acquisition, prospect identification, project development, wind resource assessment, wind farm design, meteorological tower installation and maintenance. Joss Wind operates Jenner Wind project, located near the town of Jenner in Southeast Alberta. The company installs meteorological towers on various projects throughout Western Canada. It serves landowners, government bodies, equipment suppliers, power companies, and turbine manufacturers. The company has operations in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada. Joss Wind is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


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