|Owner||Mainstream Renewable Power / Alberta Wind Energy Corporation|
|Project||New Wind Project in Southern Alberta|
|Location||10 km Northwest of Pincher Creek, Alberta|
|Turbines||20 Siemens 2.3 MW, 90 m hub height|
|Role||Project Management Support, Construction Supervision / Inspection|
In 2009, Mainstream Renewable Power formed a joint venture with Alberta Wind Energy Corporation to construct Phase 2 of the Oldman Wind Development. The 46 MW Oldman Phase 2 project was constructed on 648 hectares of private farmland under a long term lease. Construction began in early 2013 and was commercially operational in 2014, where upon COD ownership of the project moved to IKEA. Mainstream Renewable Power continues to provide O&M for the project.
Phase 1 of the 50 MW wind power development was completed in February 2007.
Key features include:
- Largest wind farm owned by a Canadian retailer
- 20 Siemens 2.3 MW turbines
- New Windy Point substation
- New 138 kV transmission line
- Varying soil conditions required both raft and pile-supported foundations