Calgary, Canada [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] EarthFirst Canada Inc. has announced the installation of British Columbia’s first commercial wind turbine at the company’s 144-megawatt (MW) Dokie Wind Project. The 3-MW Vestas V90 wind turbine was fully assembled last week at the construction site.
It is the first of seven turbines to be installed in 2008 and producing power to BC homes in early 2009. The remaining 41 turbines will be installed in 2009.
“Installation of the wind turbines at the Dokie I project site is on schedule,” said Linda Chambers, president and CEO of EarthFirst Canada. “We expect to meet our commitment of having turbines energized by year end.”