Sunbridge Wind Power Facility

Built: 2002
Where: Gull Lake, SK
Fuel source: Wind
Power capacity: 11 megawatts (MW)

Facts about the Sunbridge Wind Power Facility

  • This facility’s owned and managed by a partnership between Suncor Energy Inc. and Enbridge Inc.
  • There are 17 wind turbines in total.
  • The blades spin at a speed of 28 turns per minute when they produce power. Each turbine blade is 23 metres long and 47 metres in diameter.
  • The turbines turn between wind speeds of 14 km/h and 90 km/h. They reach their full power when winds are 54 km/h.
  • Each tower is 65 metres high.
  • The Sunbridge Wind Power Faculty offsets emissions by 33,000 tonnes per year. That’s equal to heating 5,000 homes!
  • The federal government provided about $12.4 million in funding over 10-years. This commitment in the fall of 2000 was to support renewable power growth in Saskatchewan.

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