Halkirk is a 149.4MW 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 December 2012. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Capital Power and Greengate Power. The project is currently owned by Capital Power with a stake of 100%.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 50,000 households.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2012.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Pacific Gas and Electric under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors involved

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 83 units of V90-1.8 MW turbines, each with 1.8MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2012, for a period of 10 years.

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About Capital Power

Capital Power Corp (CPC) is a power producer that develops, acquires, operates and optimizes electricity with a focus on sustainable energy facilities. It generates electricity by harnessing energy-efficient technology from lower-carbon fuel, and a range of renewable energy sources. The company owns supercritical coal-fired, natural gas-fired simple cycle, natural gas-fired combined cycle cogeneration, wind, solar, landfill gas-fired, and solid fuel facilities such as wood residuals and tire-derived. CPC has various generation facilities under development in Alberta. The company supplies electricity to independent system operators, large industries and commercial customers, and government-owned or sponsored entities. CPC is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

About Greengate Power

Greengate Power Corporation is engaged in the development of wind energy projects with its available transmission capacity. The company has been involved in several projects some of them are Halkirk Wind Project, Blackspring Ridge Wind Project, Stirling Wind Project, Wintering Hills Wind Project, Ponoka Wind Project, Chigwell Wind Project, and Radar Hill Wind Project. Greengate Power Corporation is headquartered in Alberta, Canada.

This content was updated on 10 July 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.