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January 13, 2022

Wheatcrest MPC Solar PV Park, Canada

By Carmen

Wheatcrest MPC Solar PV Park is a 60MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Alberta, Canada. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in March 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 60 60 Permitting Alberta, Canada BluEarth Renewables

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by BluEarth Renewables.

Wheatcrest MPC Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 320 acres.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 15,000 households. The project cost is expected to be around $85.176m.

The solar power project consists of 136,000 modules, each with 575W nameplate capacity.

21 inverters are likely to get installed at the project site.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by March 2023.

About BluEarth Renewables

BluEarth Renewables Inc (BluEarth Renewables) is a developer and producer of renewable energy. The company acquires, builds, owns and operates wind, run-of-river hydroelectric, and solar generation projects. Its projects include Outlaw Trail Wind Project, Hand Hills Wind Project, Bull Creek Wind Facility, Bow Lake Wind Facility, East Bay Hills Wind Project, Yellow Lake Solar Project, Burdett Solar Project, Riverview Solar Project, Corunna Solar Project, Lunar Light Solar Facility, Allegheny Hydro Facility, McNair Creek Hydro Facility, Narrows Inlet Hydro Project and Tyson Creek Hydro Facility. It partners with landowners, suppliers, lenders, shareholders, and entrepreneurs. BluEarth Renewables 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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