Ketch Harbour | Watts Wind Energy

Ketch Harbour Wind Power Project

Project Update

Located in Harrietsfield, Nova Scotia, near Ketch Harbour, construction of this 3 turbine project began in early Summer, 2015. The project entered commercial operations on March 1, 2016.

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        • Comfit Award Date: February 14, 2012
        • Met Tower Install Date: November 2014
        • Construction Start Date: Summer 2015
        • In Service Date: Feb 2016

Technical Details

      • COMFIT Capacity Awarded: 4.6 MW
      • Size: 3 Turbines
      • Make: General Electric
      • Model: 1.6-82.5
      • Hub Height: 80m
      • Rotor Diameter: 82.5m

Carbon Impact

Carbon Offset: 10,500 tonnes CO2 equivalent per year
Homes Powered: 1,500

* 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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