New Glasgow – MacLellan’s Brook | Watts Wind Energy

The MacLellan’s Brook Wind Power Project

Project Update

Located in MacLellan’s Brook, Nova Scotia, near New Glasgow, construction of this project began in early summer, 2014, with site clearing and road building.  The project entered commercial operations in April, 2016.

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  • Comfit Award Date: April 16, 2012
  • Met Tower Install Date: June 2012
  • Construction Start Date: Summer 2014
  • In Service Date: March 2015

Technical Details

  • COMFIT Capacity Awarded: 6.4 MW
  • Size: 4 Turbines
  • Make: General Electric
  • Model: 1.6
  • Hub Height: 80m
  • Rotor Diameter: 82.5m

Carbon Impact

  • Carbon Offset: 14,000 tonnes CO2 equivalent per year
  • Homes Powered: 2000

* Number of homes is determined using pre-construction meteorlogical study and Statistics Canada report “Households and Environment: Energy Use 2007”

* Carbon emission offsets are based on Statistics Canada report “Greenhouse Gas Intensity 2009” and calculated using Environmental Protection Agency ( equivalence calculator.

Investment Information

This project is part of the Nova Scotia COMFIT program.
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