Wind Eergy Power Plants in Canada - Ontario
Arthur Wind
Location: ON
Owner: Natenco
Configuration: 5 X 2.3-MW E-70
Operation: 2011
WTG supplier: Enercon
EPC: Enercon
Quick facts: This project commissioned in Jan 2011 at a site about 100km northeast of Tornonto in Wellingon Co. The FIT is C$0.1326/kWh. Enercon has a 12yr O&M contract for Windpark Arthur.

Photograph courtesy of Windreich AG
Posted 26 Oct 2013

Erie Shores
Location: ON
Owner: Clean Power Income Fund
Configuration: 60 X 1.5 MW
Operation: 2006
WTG supplier: GE Wind Energy
EPC: Amec, Black & McDonald
Quick facts: This $186mn project is spread out along 29km of the north shore of Lake Erie in five municipalities. The plant has a 20yr Renewable Energy Supply Contract with Ontario Power Authority. GE Wind is the plant operator.

Photograph courtesy of Clean Power Income Fund
Posted 11 Mar 2006

Kingsbridge
Location: ON
Operator: Capital Power Corp
Configuration: 22 X 1.8 MW V80
Operation: 2006
WTG supplier: Vestas
Quick facts: Kingsbridge-I is part of a two-phase wind farm being built on 1,000ha near Goderich in Huron County. As part of the project, over 30km of 27.6kV overhead line were built to the Hydro One Goderich substation.

Photograph courtesy of Capital Power Corp
Re-posted 13 Sep 2009

McLean's Mountain
Location: ON
Operator: Northland Power Co
Configuration: 24 X 2.85 MW 2.85-103
Operation: 2014
WTG supplier: GE Wind Energy
EPC: H B White Construction
Quick facts: This WPP is on the northeast side of Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron, the largest freswater lake island in the world. The project is a JV of Nortland Power and local First Nations corporation Mnidoo Mnisking Communities. Power is evacuated at 150kV. After about a year of construction, commercial operation began in May 2014. GE has a 10yr service O&M agreement.

Photograph courtesy of General Electric
Posted 15 Nov 2014

Melancthon
Location: ON
Operator: Canadian Hydro Developers Inc
Configuration: 45 X 1.5 MW 1.5sle
Operation: 2006
WTG supplier: GE Wind Energy
Quick facts: The Melancthon site is on 2,500ha optioned for wind power development in Melancthon Township in southern Ontario. Approximately 17km of 34.5kV overhead transmission line, and a 34.5/230kV substation have been installed to interconnect the wind plant to the existing Hydro One 230kV circuit B4V.

Photograph courtesy of Ontario Power Authority
Posted 2 Jul 2006

Wolfe Island
Location: ON
Operator: Canadian Hydro Developers Inc
Configuration: 86 X 2.3- MW SWT93/2.3
Operation: 2009
WTG supplier: Siemens
EPC: Canadian Projects Ltd
Quick facts: At completion, this was Canad'as second largest wind park. Construction began in mid-2008 and the plant went commercial on 26 Jun 2009.

Photograph by Santryl (wikimedia)
Posted 27 Sep 2009

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Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 15-Nov-2014

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