Blue Trail is a 66MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Alberta, 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 November 2009. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by TransAlta Renewables. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project generates 180MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 29,000 households, offsetting 38,013t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in November 2009.

Contractors involved

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 22 units of V90-3.0 MW turbines, each with 3MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2014, for a period of 7 years.

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About TransAlta Renewables

TransAlta Renewables Inc (TransAlta), a subsidiary of TransAlta Corp, is a renewable energy company that operates and develops hydro power, wind power, and gas power generation facilities. The company develops, owns, operates, and maintains a fleet of power generation assets in Canada. It also provides facilities such as Taylor Hydropower Station, Moose Rapids Hydropower Station, Belly River Hydropower Station, and Bone Creek Hydropower Station, among others. TransAlta operates New Richmond Wind Power Station, Castle River Wind Power Station, Macleod Flats Wind Power Station, South Hedland Gas Power Station, Parkeston Gas Power Station and Fortescue River Gas Pipeline, among others. The company operates in Canada and Australia. TransAlta is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.