Oldman

Oldman wind facility is located North of Pincher Creek East of the Oldman River Dam and consists of 2 x Vestas V80 at 1.8 MW for each turbine for a total of 3.6 MW. Purchased by TransAlta in 2021.

These turbines can produce, on average, 10000 megawatt hours of electricity each year, enough to supply approximately 1,400 average Alberta households.

 

At a Glance

  • Total Capacity: 3.6 MW
  • Technology: 2 x Vestas V80 Turbine (1.8 MW each)
  • Location: North of Pincher Creek East of the Oldman River Dam
  • One turbine sits on Heritage Acres Farm Museum site
  • Turbines connect directly to Fortis distribution system
Facts & Figures 

Location: North of Pincher Creek East of the Oldman River Dam
Fuel: Wind
Capacity (MW): 3.6
Ownership: 100%
Operator: Yes
First on-stream: Spring 2007
Revenue Source: Merchant