27 Nov '15, 9pm

CanWEA president blogs - @SaskPower capitalizes on #windenergy cost-competitiveness https://t.co/DEpYBgJvFg https://t.co/kSw0BjbupH

CanWEA president blogs - @SaskPower capitalizes on #windenergy cost-competitiveness https://t.co/DEpYBgJvFg https://t.co/kSw0BjbupH

SaskPower Capitalizes on Wind Energy’s Cost-Competitiveness SaskPower’s plan for a ten-fold increase in installed wind energy capacity is an exciting step forward in more ways than one. Under the new plan announced this week, SaskPower will increase its installed wind energy capacity from just over 200 MW today to more than 2,000 MW by 2030, when wind turbines would make up 30 per cent of the province’s total generating fleet. These wind energy facilities would then supply more than 20 per cent of Saskatchewan’s electricity needs, up from less than three per cent today. Those are big numbers, and they would make SaskPower a wind energy leader in Canada. But the announcement was noteworthy for other reasons as well. SaskPower has become the first Crown utility in Canada to decide on its own, without policy direction from government, that it makes sense to build a lot more w...

Full article: http://canwea.ca/saskpower-capitalizes-on-wind-energys-co...

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