Blue Trail is located southwest of Fort Macleod, in Alberta. Permitting was completed in 2005 but construction was dependent upon upgrades to the transmission system in southwest Alberta.
At a Glance
- Location: Southwest portion of the municipal district of Willow Creek, approximately 4 km southwest of the townsite of Fort Macleod
- Technology: 22 Turbines – 3 MW each on 80 m towers with 45 m blade length (plus an existing 3 MW turbine)
Note: TransAlta gratefully acknowledges Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) for its support for this project through the eco Energy for Renewable Power (eERP) program.
Facts & Figures
Location: Fort Macleod, AB
Capacity (MW): 66
First on-stream: 2009
Revenue Source: Merchant