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January 5, 2022

Willow Ridge Wind Project, Canada

By Carmen

Willow Ridge Wind Project is an 180MW onshore wind 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 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 180 180 Permitting Alberta, Canada Algonquin Power & Utilities

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Algonquin Power & Utilities.

The project cost is expected to be around $390.6m.

The wind power project consists of 60 turbines.

Development Status

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

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Alberta Electricity System Operator under a power purchase agreement.

About Algonquin Power & Utilities

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp (APUC) is a diversified utility company. It provides natural gas, water, electricity utility services. The company generates electricity through renewable and thermal generation facilities. APUC owns a direct or indirect interest in solar, wind, hydroelectric, and thermal energy projects. The company has electricity distribution operation in Arkansas, California, Kansas, Missouri, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma; natural gas distribution operation in in Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire; and conducts water distribution and wastewater collection in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Missouri, and Texas. It also invests in various renewable energy development projects. The company operates in North America. APUC headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, 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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