Huron Wind

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Huron Wind wind farm
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Huron Wind wind farm
Huron Wind is located in Ontario
Huron Wind
Huron Wind wind farm
Country Canada
Location Inverhuron, Ontario near Tiverton
Coordinates 44°18′58″N 81°32′55″W / 44.315988°N 81.548595°W / 44.315988; -81.548595Coordinates: 44°18′58″N 81°32′55″W / 44.315988°N 81.548595°W / 44.315988; -81.548595
Status Operational
Construction began July 11, 2002
Commission date December 1, 2002
Owner(s) BPC Generation Infrastructure Trust,
Cameco Corporation and
TransCanada PipeLines Limited
Power generation
Units operational 5 Vestas V80-1.8MW wind turbines
Make and model Vestas V80-1.8MW
Nameplate capacity 9 megawatt (MW)
Capacity factor 29.9%
Website
http://www.huronwind.com

Huron Wind is the first commercial wind farm in Ontario. It is located in the village of Inverhuron, Ontario near Tiverton, and consists of 5 Vestas V80-1.8MW wind turbines.[1] It is next to the Bruce Power Visitor Centre, within sight of the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station, and adjacent to the larger Enbridge Ontario Wind Farm. Groundbreaking was on July 11, 2002 and it was declared officially in service on December 1, 2002.

The project is owned by a consortium of BPC Generation Infrastructure Trust, Cameco Corporation and TransCanada PipeLines Limited.

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  1. ^ "Huron Wind Fact File" (PDF). Huron Wind. Retrieved 2009-09-22. [dead link]

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