Wind Projects

 

Under Construction or Construction-ready

Riverview

Proposed Capacity: 115MW
Location: MD of Pincher Creek
Developer: Enel Green Power North America

Castle Rock Ridge Expansion Project

Capacity: 30.6MW
Location: MD of Pincher Creek
Developer: Enel Green Power North America

Windrise

Proposed Capacity: 207MW
Location: Fort MacLeod, MD of Willow Creek
Developer: Transalta

Stirling

Proposed Capacity: 113MW
Location: Village of Stirling, Lethbridge County
Developer: Greengate Power/Potentia Renewables

Sharp Hills

Proposed Capacity: 300MW
Location: Special Areas 3 and 4
Developer: EDP Renewables

Forty Mile

Proposed Capacity: 400MW
Location: Bow Island
Developer: Suncor

Cypress

Proposed Capacity: 201.6MW
Location: Cypress Hills
Developer: EDF-RE

Buffalo Atlee 1, 2, 3

Proposed Capacity: 48.3MW
Location: Town of Jenner, Special Areas 2
Developer: Capstone Infrastructure

Jenner 1, 2

Proposed Capacity: 193.8MW
Location: Town of Jenner, Special Areas 2
Developer: Potentia Renewables

Rattlesnake Ridge

Proposed Capacity: 117.6MW
Location: Medicine Hat
Developer: BHEC-RES Canada


In Development

(The following are a selected sample of wind projects under development in Alberta)

Zephyr

Proposed Capacity: 200MW
Location:  MD of Taber

Developer: Enmax

Old Elm & Pothole Creek

Proposed Capacity: 60MW
Location:  Magrath, Cardston County

Developer: Alberta Wind Energy Corporation/Boralex

Heritage

Proposed Capacity: 219MW
Location:  MD of Pincher Creek

Developer: NextEra Energy Canada

Glenwood

Proposed Capacity: 119.7MW
Location: Glenwood

Developer: Acciona

Cowley Ridge Repowering Project

Proposed Capacity: 21MW
Location: Village of Cowley, MD of Pincher Creek
Developer: Transalta

Forty Mile

Proposed Capacity: 398.5MW
Location: Bow Island
Developer: BHEC, RES Canada



Wind Projects, Operational

Developer/Owner: Capital Power

Whitla
Capacity: 201.6MW
Turbines: Vestas V136 (56)
Nearest Community: Bow Island

Developer: EDF-EN

Blacksprings Ridge Wind Project
(50% ownership with Enbridge)
Capacity: 300MW
Turbine: Vestas
Nearest Community: Carmangay

Developer: Acciona

Chin Chute Wind Project
Owner: Enbridge/ Suncor partnership
Capacity: 30MW
Turbine: GE
Nearest Community:  Village of Barnwell

Magrath Wind Project
Owner: Enbridge/ Suncor partnership
Capacity: 30MW
Turbine: GE
Nearest Community:  Magrath

Developer/Owner: Transalta Renewables

TransAlta Self-guided Wind Tour (map and audio)

Summerview 1
Capacity: 70MW
Turbine: Vestas
Nearest Community: MD of Pincher Creek

Summerview 2
Capacity:66MW
Turbine: Vestas
Nearest Community: MD of Pincher Creek

Sinnot
Capacity: 7MW
Turbine: Nordex
Nearest Community:  MD of Pincher Creek

Castle River
Capacity: 44MW
Turbine: Vestas
Nearest Community:  MD of Pincher Creek

Cowley North
Capacity: 20MW
Turbine: Nordex
Nearest Community: Village of Cowley

Blue Trail
Capacity: 66MW
Turbine: Vestas
Nearest Community: Town of Fort MacLeod

Ardenville
Capacity: 69MW
Turbine: Vestas
Nearest Community: Town of Fort MacLeod

Soderglen
(50% ownership with Nexen)
Capacity: 71MW
Turbine: GE
Nearest Community: Town of Fort MacLeod

McBride Lake
(50% ownership with Enmax)
Capacity: 75MW
Turbine: Vestas
Nearest Community: Town of Fort MacLeod

MacLeod Flats
Capacity: 3MW
Turbine: Vestas
Nearest Community:  Town of Fort MacLeod

Owner: IKEA Group

Old Man 2 Wind Project
Capacity: 46MW
Turbine: Siemens
Nearest Community:  MD of Pincher Creek

Developer: Enel Green Power

Castle Rock Ridge Wind Project Phase 1
Capacity: 76MW
Turbine: Enercon
Nearest Community:  MD of Pincher Creek

Owner: Enmax

Kettles Hill Wind Project
Capacity: 63MW
Turbine: Vestas
Nearest Community:  MD of Pincher Creek

Taber Wind Project
Capacity: 81MW
Turbine: Enercon
Nearest Community:  MD of Taber

McBride Lake Wind Farm
Capacity: 75MW
Turbine: Vestas
Nearest Community:  Town of Fort MacLeod

decommissioning Cowley

Decommissioning of the historic Cowley Ridge wind-farm, April 2016