Success in Canadian tender: W.E.B wins bid for 94.4 MW project
Largest wind power project in corporate history to generate clean electricity by 2025
08/2022 - Back to overview
The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau himself had announced millions in funding for the project by SWEB Development, a Canadian subsidiary of W.E.B, just a few weeks ago. Now the Lower Austrian green power producer received even more great news: W.E.B has won the bid for an electricity supply contract with the Canadian province of Nova Scotia based on the Weavers Mountain project with its 94.4 MW. The project is part of an extensive expansion program for renewables that goes hand in hand with the timely shutdown of coal-fired power plants. Once completed, it will be yet another W.E.B milestone and the largest wind farm in corporate history. W.E.B prevailed against strong competitors once again: the expertise of the Waldviertel-based energy transition company is in high demand far beyond the borders of Austria.
W.E.B operates power plants with an installed capacity of 574 MW; Weavers Mountain alone corresponds to an increase of 15 percent. The project was developed in cooperation with the local project partner, the Glooscap First Nation, and will subsequently also be operated together. Thanks to an electricity supply contract – called a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) – the turbines at Weavers Mountain will rotate for the local energy supplier Nova Scotia Power for the next 25 years.
After this wonderful news, the Weavers Mountain wind farm will be realized fairly quickly. Work is scheduled to begin in 2023. If everything works out according to plan, up to 16 wind turbines will generate clean electricity by 2025, making a substantial contribution to the sustainable future of Canada.