WIND FARM & SUBSTATION Proj: 9062275-7
Skeena-Queen Charlotte RD, BC DEFERRED
Banks Island Wind Power Project, 90 Km S of Prince Rupert, N end of Banks Island, V8J
$3,000,000,000 est
Note: The project is in the pre-application stage with the BC Environmental Assesment office. In detailed engineering and finalizing power purchase aggreements. The Owner is also in negotiations with three First Nations Bands. The construction schedule is undefined. Update in early 2015.
The project was acquired by Alterra Power Corp in May 2012. Budget is unreleased.
Project:concrete slab on grade foundation, 02580; electrical transmission equipment, 13660; wind energy systems, 13669; wind driven electrical generators, 13660; wind energy equipment, 16280; power, electrical, construction of a 3,000 MW wind farm with 234 (three MW turbines) & 140 + Km of transmission line that will interconnect to an existing BCTC line; buried interconnection cables between turbines & the substation; above ground cables connecting the Wind Farm to the BC transmission grid; access roads to the turbine site; this will be the first commercial wind farm project in BC, & largest project of its kind in the world.
Scope:234 units; 14,000 hectares
Development:Engineering
Category:Elect power, engineering; Elect power, building
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First report Tue May 01, 2007. Last report Thu Jan 17, 2013.
This report Tue Apr 08, 2014.