Old Man River is a 49.6MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Alberta, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2007.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 49.6 49.6 Active Alberta, Canada Alberta Wind Energy; Mainstream Renewable Power


The project was developed by Alberta Wind Energy and Mainstream Renewable Power. Alberta Wind Energy, Boralex and Inter IKEA Systems are currently owning the project.

The Old Man River (Old Man River 2), has 100m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 2007.

Contractors Involved

Old Man River (Old Man River 1) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V80-1.8 MW turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 1.8MW nameplate capacity.

Old Man River (Old Man River 2) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SWT-2.3-101 turbines. The phase consists of 20 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Mainstream Renewable Power, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Vestas Wind Systems were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

About Alberta Wind Energy

Alberta Wind Energy Corp (Alberta Wind Energy) is an alternative energy company that operates and develops wind power projects. The company operates projects such as Waterton, Oldman 1, Oldman 2, Old Elm, Windy Point, Pothole Creek Project, and Sharp Hill Project. Its Sharp Hill Project lies in north of Oyen, Alberta that appears to be very conducive to wind power development. Alberta Wind Energy owns and operates wind power turbines. The company offers economic benefits of wind power generation to land owners in the US and Canada. Alberta Wind Energy is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

About Mainstream Renewable Power

Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd (Mainstream) is the renewable energy developer. The company carries out the development, finance, construction, and operation of large-scale renewable energy plants. It also develops and builds onshore, and offshore wind and solar power plants. Mainstream sold its projects to global utilities such as EDF Group and Orsted; and infrastructure funds, pension funds, and global brands. It has partnership with governments, developers, communities and financers. The company operates through its offices across Ireland, Vietnam, the Philippines, Canada, Egypt, Ghana, Senegal, the US, Chile and South Africa, among others. Mainstream is headquartered in Sandyford, Dublin, Ireland.


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