SaskPower moving to RFP phase for next wind generation project

SaskPower has announced it is moving forward in the competitive process for the next wind generation project with the Request for Proposal for up to 300 megawatts of wind generated power.

Nineteen applications were submitted to the Crown during the request for qualification phase, all 19 of those applicants were invited to submit a proposal in the RFP phase.

“This new project builds on SaskPower’s commitment to the Prairie Resilience climate change strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030,” said SaskPower Minister Dustin Duncan in a news release. “This is one of several projects undertaken by SaskPower to work towards a cleaner energy future without the need for the Federal Government’s carbon tax.”

When complete, the project could generate enough electricity to power approximately 120,000

The successful proponent will be announced in January 2021, with the project expected to be in-service in December 2023.

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