South Canoe Wind Farm is a 102MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Nova Scotia, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2015. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed by Minas Energy, Nova Scotia Power and Oxford Frozen Foods. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

The project generates 312GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 32,000 households.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in June 2015.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Nova Scotia Power under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.068kWh for a period of 20.00 years, starting from 2015.

Contractors involved

Acciona Energia was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 34 units of AW-116/3000 turbines, each with 3MW nameplate capacity.

Acciona Energia is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 15 years.

The South Canoe Wind Farm (South Canoe Wind Farm Phase 1), consists of Tubular Steel towers supplied by DSME Trenton. These towers are around 92m high.

The South Canoe Wind Farm (South Canoe Wind Farm Phase 2), consists of Tubular Steel towers supplied by DSME Trenton. These towers are around 92m high.

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About Nova Scotia Power

Nova Scotia Power Inc (NSP) a subsidiary of Emera Inc is an electric utility that provides electricity distribution services. The utility uses a fuel mix including hydro, tidal, wind, coal, oil, biomass and natural gas to generate electricity. It offers a range of home heating options, including water heaters, air source heat pumps and electric thermal storage products installed by a network of manufacturers, contractors and installers. It provides transmission and distribution services. NSP also generates electricity from local, imported, and renewable fuels, and transports it through transmission lines. The utility serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers. NSP is headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

About Oxford Frozen Foods

Oxford Frozen Foods Ltd is specializes in the production and distribution of frozen wild blueberries and other frozen fruit products. The company is headquartered in Oxford, Nova Scotia, Canada.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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