Wolfe Island is a 197.8MW 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 June 2009.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 197.8 197.8 Active Ontario, Canada Canadian Renewable Energy; TransAlta Renewables


The project was developed by Canadian Renewable Energy and TransAlta Renewables. The project is currently owned by TransAlta Renewables with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 503,000MWh of electricity. The project cost is $475m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in June 2009.

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 from 2009. The contracted capacity is 197.8MW.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 86 units of SWT-2.3-93 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

About Canadian Renewable Energy

Canadian Renewable Energy Corporation is a developer of wind power and run-of-river generating stations. It operates the 3.2 MW Misema Hydroelectric Plant and has up to 400 MW of wind power and run-of-river hydroelectric prospects under development in Ontario.

About TransAlta Renewables

TransAlta Renewables Inc (TransAlta), a subsidiary of TransAlta Corp, is a renewable energy company that operates and develops hydro power, wind power, and gas power generation facilities. The company develops, owns, operates, and maintains a fleet of power generation assets in Canada. In addition, it also provides facilities such as Taylor Hydropower Station, Moose Rapids Hydropower Station, Belly River Hydropower Station, Bone Creek Hydropower Station. TransAlta offers New Richmond Wind Power Station, Castle River Wind Power Station, Macleod Flats Wind Power Station, South Hedland Gas Power Station, Parkeston Gas Power Station, and Fortescue River Gas Pipeline, among others. The company operates its facilities in Canada and Australia. TransAlta is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


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