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Name: Kingsbridge 1
Location: Near Goderich, Ontario, Canada
Fuel source: Wind
Type of generating plant: Wind turbine
Year commissioned: 2001 | 2006
Owned Capacity: 40 MW
% Owned/Operated: 100/100

Kingsbridge Wind Power facility 


Facility Facts

• Located in the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh, within 200 kilometres of major load centres in the Greater Toronto Area

• Favourable wind conditions from Lake Huron

• The wind turbines are located on land leased from local landholders

• A subsidiary of Capital Power has secured additional leases on sites close to the existing wind farm, which may provide further growth opportunities

• Operates under the terms of two energy supply contracts with the Ontario Power Authority, which expire in 2027

• Receives wind power production incentive payments, to a maximum of approximately $1.1 million annually, from the Government of Canada’s Wind Power Production Incentive Program (through to March 2016)

• Provides long-term, contracted, stable cash flows

• Provides a market presence to help Capital Power pursue larger wind development projects, such as the proposed K2 Wind Ontario wind project


Last reviewed: January 2014