Capital Power to increase Whitla Wind facility to 353 MW, largest in Alberta

June 26, 2020

Houston — Capital Power Corp. is moving into phase three of its Whitla Wind facility, which will increase the project to 353 MW once complete at the end of 2021, making it the largest wind facility in Alberta.

Phase three will expand the facility, located in the County of Forty Mile in southeastern Alberta, by constructing the 54-MW Whitla Wind 3, according to a company statement.

“As a company focused on delivering responsible energy for tomorrow, we work to build and grow our renewable asset portfolio alongside our natural gas baseload generation assets,” Capital Power Spokeswoman Katherine Perron said June 26. “Currently, we own 10 wind facilities in Canada and the US, representing 1,217 MW of our generation portfolio.”

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