07 Jul '17, 3am

Wind industry poised to deliver clean, low-cost power to Saskatchewan

Wind industry poised to deliver clean, low-cost power to Saskatchewan

“The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) congratulates SaskPower as it kicks off the RFP phase of its plan to procure 200 MW of wind energy. The utility worked closely with stakeholders to design a competitive process that takes advantage of the falling cost of wind energy and allows our members to deliver clean, reliable, and affordable power to the province’s ratepayers. Saskatchewan has some of the best wind resources in Canada, and we expect this RFP to yield low-priced wind energy that competes on cost with current electricity generation in the province. As we eagerly anticipate the results of this 200 MW RFP, CanWEA also looks forward to collaborating with SaskPower on future competitions as the utility works towards its goal of adding 1,900 MW of new wind energy capacity to its electricity supply mix by 2030. Meeting that target will increase renewable-energy ...

Full article: https://canwea.ca/news-release/2017/07/06/wind-industry-p...

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