Wind Energy

The Town of Pincher Creek is the Wind Capital of Canada.  Nestled against the Rockies in Southwestern Alberta, Pincher Creek enjoys warm Chinook winds that compress and collect energy as they rush down the eastern slopes.  The Pincher Creek area offers the wind energy industry the ideal geographical area for developments in alternative, renewable energy technology and is playing a key role in the development of this increasingly important sustainable energy resource.   

The Canadian Wind Energy Association regards the Pincher Creek area as one of the nation's strongest wind power regions.  Presently, a total of 8 wind energy projects, consisting of 272 turbines are producing 291.93 mega watts of energy in the Pincher Creek area.  With another 5 wind energy projects, consisting of 180 turbines in the approved and project planning stages of producing an additional 580.70 mega watts of energy, for a total forecasted output of 872.63 mega watts of clean, green energy for the Pincher Creek area.

Featured links:
Wind Power Inc.
TransAlta

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Pitch In Week
April 18, 2016
It's pitch-in week! 
Community Housing Survey
April 6, 2016
The Town of Pincher Creek is conducting a Housing Needs Assessment Update in order to identify the community's current
and emerging housing needs, challenges and trends. To assist us is this effort, we are inviting you to participate in an
online survey.
School Bus Safety & Awareness
April 1, 2016
April has been proclaimed School Bus Safety & Awareness month in the Town of Pincher Creek 
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