Barrington | Watts Wind Energy

The Barrington Wind Power Project

Project Update

Located near Barrington, Nova Scotia, construction of this project began in early summer, 2014, with site clearing and road construction. The project entered commercial operations in April, 2016.

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  • Comfit Award Date: July 31, 2012
  • Met Tower Install Date: July 2012
  • Construction Start Date: Summer 2014
  • In Service Date: April 2015

Technical Details

      • Size: 2 Turbines
      • Project MW: 3.2MW
      • Make: General Electrical
      • Model: 1.6
      • Hub Height: 80m
      • Rotor Diameter: 82.5m

Carbon Impact

  • Carbon Offset: 7000 tonnes CO2 equivalent per year
  • Homes Powered: 1000

* Number of homes is determined using pre-construction meteorological 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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