Wintering Hills is an 88MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Alberta, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2011.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 88 88 Active Alberta, Canada Suncor Energy; Teck Resources


The project was developed by Suncor Energy and Teck Resources. The project is currently owned by Teck Resources with a stake of 49%.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 35,000 households, offsetting 200,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $218.592m.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the project site are 80m high.

Development Status

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The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2011.

Contractors Involved

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

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 55 units of 1.6-82.5 turbines, each with 1.6MW nameplate capacity.

EDF Renewable Services is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

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.

About Teck Resources

Teck Resources Ltd (Teck) is a diversified metals and mining company that carries out the exploration, development, smelting, refining, and research operations. It offers steelmaking coal, copper and zinc products. The company has interests in mining and processing operations in Canada, the US, Chile and Peru. It also produces lead, silver, molybdenum and various specialty metals, chemicals, and fertilizers. The company also owns interest in the Fort Hills oil sands mining and processing operation and other oil sands assets in the Athabasca region of Alberta in Canada. The company markets its products in the Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Americas. Teck is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


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