Enel Green Power Canada started the construction phase of the 152MW Grizzly Bear Creek wind farm in the province of Alberta.
Wind farm project
Firstly, the Alberta Utilities Commission granted an updated permit for the project. The initial phase is the construction work, which includes the turbine installation.
Secondly, the project, includes 34 turbines. The farm will generate generate 528 gigawatt-hours of electricity a year.
Thirdly, the facilities are located in the counties of Minburn and Vermilion River. Along the construction it will give job to more than 250 people.
Moreover, the wind farm will generate permanent jobs for operations and maintenance.
Also, the project is expected to have a 30-year lifetime. Along these years landowners will receive a paymente for the use of their lands and generate over C$80m in local tax revenues.
A major investment
The wind farm will start operations this year.
Grizzly Bear Creek will add diversity to the robust energy sector that serves as the backbone of Alberta’s economy.
Enel Green Power has proudly powered the homes and businesses of tens of thousands of Albertans with clean renewable power, which helps make power more affordable and helps Canada meet its ambitious sustainability goals.Enel Green Power US and Canada head Paolo Romanacci.
Finally, this important project is one of the company´s major investment in the province of Alberta.
About Enel Green Power
The company was founded in December 2008. It belongs to the Enel Group. It focuses on developing and managing power generated from renewable resources worldwide.
In addition, Enel Green Power manages more than 1,200 power plants on five continents. It also, has over 53 GW of installed renewable capacity from a mix of renewable resources, including wind, solar, hydroelectric and geothermal.
Finally, the company plays a key role in the energy transition. It is a leading renewable energy company. Itsgoal is to accompany the planet into a new era of sustainable, decarbonized energy for all.