- Published: 04 November 2005 04 November 2005
Brascan Power has selected GE Energy as the turbine supplier for the proposed Prince Wind Farm that could add up to 99MW of wind power capacity to the electricity grid in the province of Ontario, Canada. The project, which will utilise 66 of GE’s 1.5MW wind turbine-generators, is expected to enter commercial operation in the second half of 2006. GE will operate and maintain the turbines for five years. Located in the township of Prince, approximately 8km northwest of Sault Ste Marie, the Prince Wind Farm will be one of the first large-scale wind farms to be built in Ontario. The project will further expand and diversify the power generation portfolio of Brascan Power, a company with almost 100 years of experience in Ontario’s power industry. The power will be supplied under a power purchase agreement with the government of Ontario.