Ripley is a 76MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Ontario, 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 December 2007. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Acciona Wind Energy Canada and Suncor Energy. The project is currently owned by Acciona Energia Internacional with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 216,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 24,000 households, offsetting 76,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2007.

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.

Contractors involved

Hatch was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Enercon was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 38 units of E-82-2.0 turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.

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About Acciona Wind Energy Canada

Acciona Wind Energy Canada, Inc. (Acciona Wind Energy), a subsidiary of ACCIONA Energy Internacional, S.A. is an energy company that develops, constructs, operates and maintains wind power facilities. The company develops and manages infrastructure, water, services and renewable energy projects. It operates through its divisions construction, industrial, water, and energy. Acciona Wind Energy offers engineering and construction technical service to local projects. Its generation portfolio includes the Lameque, Ripley, Chin Chute and Magrath wind power projects. The company operates through its offices located in Alberta, Ontario and New Brunswick in Canada. Acciona Wind Energy is headquartered in Vancover, British Columbia, Canada.

About Suncor Energy

Suncor Energy Inc (Suncor) is an exploration and production company that mainly focuses on the development of Athabasca oil sands. It carries out development and up gradation of oil sands; offshore and onshore oil and gas production; refining of crude oil and marketing of petroleum and petrochemical products. The company generates power through renewable energy sources. Suncor produces bitumen blends, gasoline, asphalt, diesel, sweet and sour crude oil, chemicals, heavy fuel and home heating oil, petroleum coke and Sulphur. The company sells its refined petroleum products to retail, commercial and industrial customers under Petro-Canada and Sunoco brand. Suncor 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.