Edmonton’s Capital Power announced this week that the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office had granted an Environmental Assessment Certificate under the B.C. Environmental Assessment Act for its proposed Quality Wind Project, to be located northeast of Tumbler Ridge, B.C.
The $455 million project will consist of 79 wind turbines to be manufactured by Vestas and have a capacity of 142 MW.
Capital Power expects to commence construction later this year and have the project fully operational by 2012. An electricity purchase agreement was signed with BC Hydro in April, 2012.