22 May '12, 11am

Renewables investor acquires 1GW wind portfolio #green

Alterra announced yesterday that it had bought the portfolio from a group of sellers led by English Bay Energy. It comprises four early-stage wind farm sites located on Banks Island, Porcher Island and McCauley Island — all within 150 kilometres of several proposed power-intensive LNG plant sites at Kitimat — and at Knob Hill on northern Vancouver Island, close to a proposed 99MW wind farm near Cape Scott. The projects have an estimated generation capacity of over 1GW for the four sites, which have between two and six years of wind data collected from meteorological towers.

Full article: http://www.windpowermonthly.com/news/rss/1133052/Renewabl...

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