Blue Hills Project is a 375MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Saskatchewan, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2019 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in April 2022. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Algonquin Power & Utilities, Renewable Energy Group and Windlectric. Algonquin Power & Utilities and Renewable Energy Group are currently owning the project.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2019. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by April 2022.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the Blue Hills Project (Blue Hills Project-I) will be sold to SaskPower International under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years. The offtake capacity is expected to be 175MW.

Contractors involved

Blue Hills Project (Blue Hills Project-I) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SG 5.0-145 turbines. The phase consists of 35 turbines with 5MW nameplate capacity.

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About Algonquin Power & Utilities

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp (AQN) is a diversified utility company. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity, natural gas and water utility services. The company generates electricity through renewable and thermal generation facilities. AQN owns a direct or indirect interest in solar, wind, hydroelectric, and thermal energy projects. The company has electricity distribution operation in Arkansas, California, Kansas, Missouri, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma; natural gas distribution operation in in Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Massachusetts, New York , New Hampshire and Brunswick, Canada; and conducts water distribution and wastewater collection in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Missouri, Texas and also overseas in Chile. It also invests in various renewable energy development projects. The company operates in North America. AQN headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

About Renewable Energy Group

Renewable Energy Group Inc (REG) is a producer and developer of biofuels and renewable chemicals. The company focused on distribution, production and logistics system as part of an integrated value chain model for converting natural fats, oils and greases into advanced biofuels. REG produces biomass-based diesel from variety of feedstocks, including inedible corn oil, used cooking oil, inedible animal fat and virgin vegetable oils. It sells petroleum-based heating oil, diesel fuel, blended fuel and ultra-low sulfur diesel through third parties. The company has operations in the US, Germany and the Netherlands. REG is headquartered in Ames, Iowa, the US.


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