Halkirk Wind

Alberta, Canada

Status

In Operation

Year

2012

Owned Capacity

150

MW

Owned/Operated

100/100

Wind
Status
In Operation
Year

2012

OWNED CAPACITY

150

MW

OWNED/OPERATED

100/100

Wind

Halkirk Wind is located on approximately 25,000 acres of private land in Paintearth County No. 18 (40 KM east of Stettler in east-central Alberta).  Power generated at this facility is sold into Alberta’s electricity spot market.  Additionally, Capital Power sells Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) from the facility to Pacific Gas and Electric Company under a 20-year fixed-price agreement.

Quick Facts

  • Halkirk Wind consists of 83 Vestas V-90 turbines, sitting atop 80-metre high towers with rotor diameters of 90 metres and blade lengths of 44 metres
  • Each turbine can produce up to 1.8 MW of power
  • Interconnection at Tincherbay Substation

 

Community Investment

At Capital Power, we contribute to the communities in which we operate with the aim of building a sustainable future for all. We engage our neighbours, consider their interests and build real relationships. We aim to source supplies and services locally for our operations, as well as hire from the community. At Halkirk Wind:

  • We employ one permanent employee and 10 contractors.
  • We pay approximately $2,587,000 in property and linear tax each year, contributing annually to community tax bases, supporting the improvement of infrastructure, roadways, and community services.

We give back where we live and work by supporting local organizations and our employees’ community participation through our corporate giving programs.

Recent community support includes:

  • Halkirk Elks Bullarama (since 2013)
  • Halkirk Elks Seafood Comedy Night (since 2013)
  • Halkirk Fire Department Equipment Upgrade
  • Castor and District Rodeo (since 2013)
  • Castor Fire and Rescue Comedy Night
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At Halkirk, community is our commitment and the wind is what fuels our passion.
Mark Jackson
Site Manager

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What's New

Media Releases
Capital Power announces a 6-year tolling agreement extension for Arlington Valley
Extension to yield materially higher adjusted funds from operations over extended term

Capital Power announced today the execution of a 6-year tolling agreement extension through October 2031 for its Arlington Valley (Arlington) facility with the current counterparty. Arlington is a ...

Media Releases
Capital Power highlights strong cash flows and dividend growth guidance to 2025 at Investor Day
Announces acquisition of a portfolio of renewable development sites, construction plans for phase 2 of Halkirk Wind and decarbonization

At its 13th annual Investor Day event being held virtually today, Capital Power Corporation will review its financial outlook and highlight progress on its decarbonization plans, including acquisit...

Media Releases
Capital Power and Enbridge Collaborate to Reduce CO2 Emissions in Alberta
Open access carbon hub in Wabamun area of central Alberta would support Capital Power and other local companies

Capital Power and Enbridge Inc. are pleased to announce a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on carbon capture and storage (CCS) solutions in the Wabamun area west of Edmonton, Alberta, ne...