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January 4, 2022

Ripley, Canada

By Carmen

Ripley is a 76MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Ontario, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2007.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 76 76 Active Ontario, Canada Acciona Wind Energy Canada; Suncor Energy

Description

The project was developed by Acciona Wind Energy Canada and Suncor Energy. The project is currently owned by Acciona Energia Internacional with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 216,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 24,000 households, offsetting 76,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $176m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2007.

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.

Contractors Involved

Hatch was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Enercon was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 38 units of E-82-2.0 turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.

About Acciona Wind Energy Canada

Acciona Wind Energy Canada, Inc. (Acciona Wind Energy), a subsidiary of ACCIONA Energy Internacional, S.A. is an energy company that develops, constructs, operates and maintains wind power facilities. The company develops and manages infrastructure, water, services and renewable energy projects. It operates through its divisions construction, industrial, water, and energy. Acciona Wind Energy offers engineering and construction technical service to local projects. Its generation portfolio includes the Lameque, Ripley, Chin Chute and Magrath wind power projects. The company operates through its offices located in Alberta, Ontario and New Brunswick in Canada. Acciona Wind Energy is headquartered in Vancover, British Columbia, Canada.

About Suncor Energy

Suncor Energy Inc (Suncor) is an integrated energy company that mainly focuses on the development of Athabasca oil sands. It carries out development and up gradation of oil sands; offshore and onshore oil and gas production; refining of crude oil and marketing of petroleum and petrochemical products. The company also generates power through renewable energy sources. Suncor produces bitumen blends, gasoline, asphalt, diesel, sweet and sour crude oil, chemicals, heavy fuel and home heating oil, petroleum coke and sulphur. The company sells its refined petroleum products to retail, commercial and industrial customers under Petro-Canada and Sunoco brand. Suncor is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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