Niagara Region Wind Power is a 231MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Ontario, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2016.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||231||231||–||Active||Ontario, Canada||Boralex; Enercon Canada; FWRN|
The project was developed by Boralex, Enercon Canada and FWRN. The project is currently owned by Boralex with a stake of 50%.
The project generates 168GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 76,000 households, offsetting 17,748t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $712.545m.
The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2016.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Independent Electricity System Operator under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years, starting from 2016.
Borea Construction and Hatch Energy were selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.
Enercon was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 77 units of E-101 turbines, each with 3MW nameplate capacity.
Enercon is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.
The wind power project consists of Concrete towers supplied by Enercon Canada.
Boralex Inc (Boralex) is a renewable energy company. The company develops, builds, and operates renewable energy power facilities. Its asset portfolio includes wind, hydro, thermal, and solar projects. Boralex’s thermal power division produces power and steam at wood-residue fired power station and natural gas cogeneration power station. The company sells electricity under long term contracts. The company promotes environmental protection, biodiversity protection and conservation of natural habitats for the management of residual materials and reduction of air emissions. It also operates renewable energy power plants in France, Canada, the US and the UK. Boralex is headquartered in Kingsey Falls, Quebec, Canada.
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