Number of turbines 2   Av. households supplied 1,122 households
Rating of turbines 2.30 MW Carbon dioxide saved:    
Wind farm size 4.60 MW        Min CO2 displacement 2,826 tonnes p.a.
Predicted output 13,459 MWhr p.a.        Max CO2 displacement 11,575 tonnes p.a.
Note: The capacity factor used in these calculations is 33.40%.

The Fairmont Wind Project is located approximately 6km north of Antigonish. The site was chosen for its excellent wind resource, grid connection and distance from environmentally sensitive areas.

It consists of 2 wind turbines with a maximum rated capacity of 4MW. Negotiations are currently under way to increase the size of this power purchase agreement to 4.6MW. Land has been secured from local private landowners and a power purchase agreement is in place with Nova Scotia Power.




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