Tuesday, January 24, 2012

RES awarded BOP contract for Halkirk wind project in Alberta

Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES Canada) has been chosen by Edmonton-based Capital Power LP as the balance-of-plant (BOP) construction contractor for the 150 MW Halkirk wind project currently under construction in central Alberta.

The project is located near the town of Halkirk, 122 km east of the city of Red Deer, and will comprise 83 V90 1.8 MW Vestas wind turbines. Once completed, the wind farm will have the potential to power approximately 50,000 Alberta homes, according to RES Canada.

The Halkirk project is expected to reach COD in the fourth quarter of 2012.

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