Prince Township Wind Farm

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Prince Township Wind Farm
Prince wind farm.jpg
A portion of the Prince Twp. wind farm
Prince Township Wind Farm is located in Ontario
Prince Township Wind Farm
Location of Prince Township Wind Farm
Country Canada
Location Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Coordinates 46°37′N 84°28′W / 46.617°N 84.467°W / 46.617; -84.467Coordinates: 46°37′N 84°28′W / 46.617°N 84.467°W / 46.617; -84.467
Status Operational
Commission date September 2006
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 189 MW
Capacity factor 27.2%

Prince Township Wind Farm is the third largest wind farm in Canada. It is located north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, mostly within the township of Prince but also extending into Unorganized Algoma (Dennis and Pennefather Townships), however it is visible from as far away as Pancake Bay Provincial Park. Prince I, 99 MW was completed in September 2006, Prince II, 90 MW, in November 2006. The average capacity factor for the first five full years of operation was 27.2%.

Prince Township Monthly Production (MWh)[1]
Year January February March April May June July August September October November December Total
2006 1402 10956 24475 32814 45702 115359
2007 38443 43510 56011 34429 35000 21735 16912 31901 48743 53416 50123 48091 478314
2008 46109 30310 41186 46696 41942 28576 21684 22265 34196 54202 40355 48562 456083
2009 28224 37036 48543 50827 48263 21134 21642 26173 22301 42682 45477 40280 432582
2010 38752 27300 36617 41417 35761 25573 21275 31225 50264 43219 59399 43632 454434
2011 31143 43163 39289 42681 34914 35940 18450 20072 35044 45636 42192 44710 433234
2012 57502 40438 57594 40477 36144 28053 15216

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