Windlectric (Amherst Island) is an 83.2MW 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. The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2018. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Gaia Power and Windlectric. The project is currently owned by LibertyPower with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 235GWh of electricity.

The project has 99.5m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2018.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Ontario Power Authority under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years, starting from 2018.

Contractors involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 26 units of SWT-3.2-113 turbines, each with 3.2MW nameplate capacity.

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About Gaia Power

Gaia Power Inc. (Gaia) is a renewable energy company. The company operates through sustainable energy development, institutional energy management and consulting for renewable energy. Gaia develops wind, solar, biomass, fuel cells, and small hydro projects. The company’s projects include Western Lily Wind Energy Project, Phase I Red Lily Wind Project, Amherst Island Wind Project, Red Lily Wind Project, and Wolfe Island Wind Project. It provides consultancy services for renewable energy deployment and energy policy measures. The company serves to the customers such as municipalities, universities, schools, and hospitals. It has agreement with Vestas Canadian Wind Technology Inc. The company is partnered with Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Gaia is headquartered in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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