June 13 (SeeNews) - Canadian green power projects developer BluEarth Renewables Inc on Friday announced the official inauguration of its 29.2-MW Bull Creek wind park in Alberta, western Canada.
The facility near Provost consists of 17 General Electric (GE) wind turbines that can generate enough power to supply some 10,000 average Alberta homes per year. Their output is being sold to nearly 500 schools in the province, including 25 local school boards under contracts signed with the assistance of the Alberta Schools Commodities Purchasing Consortium (CPC).
The Bull Creek park is BluEarth’s first operational wind farm in Alberta. It has been generating electricity since January. During its construction, more than CAD 25 million (USD 19.6m/EUR 17.4m) were infused into the provincial economy.
Alberta’s government has introduced a Climate Leadership Plan that will see the province transition to up to 30% renewable power generation by 2030.
(CAD 1.0 = USD 0.783/EUR 0.695)