Belle River Wind Farm is a 100MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Ontario, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2017. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Pattern Energy Group and Samsung Renewable Energy. Samsung Renewable Energy, Pattern Energy Group, Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Bkejwanong First Nation are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 42.5%, 21.7%, 20.8% and 15% respectively.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 35,000 households, offsetting 312,746t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in October 2017.

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 from 2014. The contracted capacity is 100MW.

Contractors involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 40 units of SWT-3.2-113 turbines.

The wind power project consists of Tubular Steel towers supplied by CS Wind Canada. These towers are around 99.5m high.

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About Pattern Energy Group

Pattern Energy Group Inc (Pattern Energy) is an independent renewable energy company. It provides to develop, operate and owns an interest in renewable energy projects. It develops wind and solar energy and sells electricity to customers under public service agreements (PSAs) and other local markets. It owns an interest in various renewable energy power projects such as Amazon Wind, Grady, Hatchet Ridge, Kanagi Solar, Post Rock and Belle River and among others. The company also owns an interest in Pattern Development, which carries out the development of projects in the US, Canada, Mexico and Japan. Pattern Energy is headquartered in San Francisco, California, US.

About Samsung Renewable Energy

Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (Samsung) is a subsidiary of Samsung C&T Corporation that generates wind and solar power. The company with government partnership generates 1,369 megawatts of clean power generation in Ontario. It creates clean renewable energy. Samsung has partnership with CS Wind, Siemens, Canadian Solar and SMA Solar to produce renewable energy components including wind towers and blades, and solar modules and inverters in four new manufacturing facilities in Ontario. The company’s wind and solar projects are belle river wind, armow, grand renewable wind and solar, south kent wind, windsor solar, southgate solar, kingston solar, and grand renewable wind and solar. Samsung is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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