McBride Lake is a 75.24MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Alberta, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2003. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by TransAlta Renewables. The project is co-owned by Enmax and TransAlta Renewables, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

The project generates 235,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 32,500 households, offsetting 164,500t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in June 2003.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Enmax Green Power under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years from 2003. The contracted capacity is 75.24MW.

Contractors involved

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 114 units of V47-660 kW turbines, each with 0.66MW nameplate capacity.

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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. It also provides facilities such as Taylor Hydropower Station, Moose Rapids Hydropower Station, Belly River Hydropower Station, and Bone Creek Hydropower Station, among others. TransAlta operates 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 in Canada and Australia. TransAlta is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.