Hydropower, Project Development, Wind Power

120 MW Wind Park Slotted for British Columbia

Calgary, Alberta [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] AltaGas Income Trust and Aeolis Wind Power Corporation announced that Bear Mountain Wind Limited Partnership (BMWLP) has signed a 25-year electricity purchase agreement with BC Hydro for the Bear Mountain Wind Park. The 120-megawatt (MW) wind project, located near Dawson Creek, British Columbia, will include 60 turbines and is expected to be fully operational in 2009. The $7 million project is subject to various regulatory and environmental approvals. As a partner in BMWLP with AltaGas and locally based Peace Energy Cooperative, Aeolis developed the Bear Mountain Wind Park bid for the BC Hydro Fiscal 2006 Open Call for Power.