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Operating Wind Farms

NOVA SCOTIA - Small Scale Community 

 

Fairmont Wind Farm is located in the County of Antigonish, in the province of Nova Scotia. The project site is approximately 6 kilometers north of the community of Antigonish, and 50 kilometers east of New Glasgow. The site lies adjactent to the Fairmont Road, and 1 kilometer southwest of Triton Brook Road.

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Facts & Figures

  • Location: Antigonish, NS
  • Fuel: Wind
  • Capacity (MW): 4.6
  • Natural Forces Ownership: 65%
  • Wind4All CEDIF Ownership: 35%
  • Operator: Natural Forces
  • Commissioning Date: Dec. 1, 2012
  • Revenue Source: NSPI
  • Builder: Natural Forces
  • NSPI Power Contract Expiry: 2032

The Hillside Boularderie Community Wind Farm is located in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, in the province of Nova Scotia. The project site is approximately 5 kilometres southwest of the Bras D'or community and 18 kilometres northwest of Sydney. The site lies adjacent to Hillside Boularderie Road, and approximately 2 kilometres south of Highway 105.

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Facts & Figures

  • Location: CBRM, NS
  • Fuel: Wind
  • Capacity: 4.0 MW
  • Number of Turbines: 2
  • Natural Forces Ownership: 42%
  • Wind4All Communities Ownership: 58%
  • Operator: Natural Forces
  • Commissioning Date: Mar. 1, 2015
  • Revenue Source: NSPI
  • Builder: Natural Forces
  • NSPI Power Contract Expiry: 2035

The proposed Gaetz Brook Community Wind Farm is located in the Halifax Regional Municipality, in the province of Nova Scotia. The project site is approximately 1.5 kilometres southwest of the Gaetz Brook community and approximately 9 kilometers east of Porters Lake. The site lies adjacent to Highway 107.

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Facts & Figures

  • Location: HRM, NS
  • Fuel: Wind
  • Capacity: 2.3 MW
  • Number of Turbines: 1
  • Natural Forces Ownership: 42%
  • Wind4All Communities Ownership: 58%
  • Operator: Natural Forces
  • Commissioning Date: Sept. 1, 2014
  • Revenue Source: NSPI
  • Builder: Natural Forces
  • NSPI Power Contract Expiry: 2034

The proposed Aulds Mountain Wind Farm is located near the community of Piedmont in the Municipality of Pictou County. The project site is approximately 20 km east of New Glasgow and 6 km south east of Merigomish.

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Facts & Figures

  • Location: Pictou County, NS
  • Fuel: Wind
  • Capacity: 4.6 MW
  • Number of Turbines: 2
  • Natural Forces Ownership: 75%
  • Wind4All Communities II Ownership: 25%
  • Operator: Natural Forces
  • Expected Operation: May 1, 2015
  • Revenue Source: NSPI

The Barrachois Wind Farm is located on privately owned land in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality near the community of Barrachois, located approximately 15 km west of Sydney, 4.5 km south west of Scotch Lake and lies adjacent to Grand Narrows Highway.

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Facts & Figures

  • Location: CBRM, NS
  • Fuel: Wind
  • Capacity: 4.0 MW
  • Number of Turbines: 2
  • Natural Forces Ownership: 54%
  • Wind4All Communities II Ownership: 46%
  • Operator: Natural Forces
  • Expected Operation: Sept. 1, 2015
  • Revenue Source: NSPI

Sites Under Construction

NOVA SCOTIA - Small Scale

 

The Amherst Community Wind Farm is located in Cumberland County, in the province of Nova Scotia. The project site is approximately 5 kilometres east of the town of Amherst. The site lies between John Black Rd and Pumping Station Rd. This site is a partnershipe between thirteen Mi'kmaq communities of Nova Scotia and Natural Forces.

 

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Facts & Figures

  • Location: Cumberland County, NS
  • Fuel: Wind
  • Capacity: 6.0 MW
  • Number of Turbines: 2
  • Natural Forces Ownership: <51%
  • Wind4All Communities III Ownership: >51%
  • Expected Operator: Natural Forces
  • Expected Operation: December 1, 2016
  • Revenue Source: NSPI

The proposed Pictou Landing Wind Farm is located near the community of Piedmont in the Municipality of Pictou County. The project site is approximately 20 km east of New Glasgow and 6 km south east of Merigomish. This site is a partnership between the Pictou Landing First Nation and Natural Forces.

  • Location: Pictou County, NS
  • Fuel: Wind
  • Capacity: 1.6 MW
  • Number of Turbines: 1
  • Natural Forces Ownership: <51%
  • Wind4All Communities II Ownership: >51%
  • Expected Operator: Natural Forces
  • Expected Operation: January 1, 2017
  • Revenue Source: NSPI

Sites Under Development

NOVA SCOTIA - Large Scale

 

The proposed Westchester Mountain Wind Farm is located in the Cobequid Mountains in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, approximately 60 kilometres northwest of Truro. The project would consist of between 17 and 25 wind turbines, with a total rated capacity of between 30 MW - 50 MW. This would provide enough electricity to supply between 11,000 and 18,000 Canadian homes.

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Facts & Figures

  • Location: Cumberland County
  • Fuel: Wind
  • Capacity: ~45MW
  • Number of Turbines: 17-25
  • Expected Operator: Natural Forces
  • Expected Operation: TBD