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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Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)
April 22, 2015
Today the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is launching a major proceeding to ensure that Canadians have access to world-class telecommunications services that enable them to participate actively in the digital economy. Canadians can participate in all stages of the consultation, including the public hearing.
Volunteer Appreciation Event
April 17, 2015
This year's Volunteer Appreciation Event will be held April 17, 2015 during National Volunteer Week.

Pincher Creek - Pitch-in Canada 2015
April 8, 2015

The Pincher Creek Communities in Bloom Committee is participating in the annual “Pitch-In Canada” program again this spring. This is a national program to encourage communities to take volunteer action for community clean-up, recycling etc. Participation can help us to gain recognition for Community Involvement and Tidiness under the Communities in Bloom Program.
 

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