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Cariboo / Chilcotin Region

Chinook Power

Cariboo / Chilcotin Region

Omineca Site

Location

Cariboo District of BC,130 kilometres northwest of the community of Mackenzie.


Area

5,000 hectares


Characteristics

High mountain ridge averaging 1,470m in elevation; vegetation is primarily spruce trees


Permitting

An Investigative License for wind energy assessment has been issued by the BC Government.


Wind Resource

Wind is moderate and hub height speeds average 7.0m/s.


Potential Capacity

Up to 130MW


Stakeholders

Community of Mackenzie, First Nations.


Status

Investigative stage to confirm wind speed and energy output.


Bisson Site

Location

Cariboo District of BC, 130 kilometres northwest of the community of Mackenzie.


Area

5,000 hectares


Characteristics

High and fairly undulating rugged mountain ridge averaging 1,600m in elevation; vegetation is high alpine spruce trees with rock exposed on higher areas.


Permitting

An Investigative License for wind energy assessment has been issued by the BC Government.


Wind Resource

Wind is moderate, bi-directional and hub height speeds average 7.0m/s.


Potential Capacity

Up to 140MW


Stakeholders

Community of Mackenzie, First Nations.


Status

Investigative stage to confirm wind speed and energy output.


Skovil Site

Location

Cariboo District of BC, 23 kilometres southwest of the community of Mackenzie.


Area

5,000 hectares


Characteristics

Undulating rugged mountain ridge averaging 1,500m in elevation; vegetation is spruce trees with rock exposed on higher areas.


Permitting

An Investigative License for wind energy assessment has been issued by the BC Government.


Wind Resource

Wind is moderate, bi-directional and hub height speeds average 7.0m/s.


Potential Capacity

Up to 140MW


Stakeholders

Community of Mackenzie, First Nations.


Status

Investigative stage to confirm wind speed and energy output.


Sinkut Site

Location

Cariboo District of BC, 25 kilometres southeast of the community of Vanderhoof.


Area

2,947 hectares


Characteristics

Prominent interior mountain ridge averaging 1,300m in elevation; vegetation is spruce trees.  Ridge oriented approximately perpendicular to prominent with direction.


Permitting

An Investigative License for wind energy assessment has been issued by the BC Government.


Wind Resource

Wind is un-directional and hub height speeds average 7.2m/s.


Potential Capacity

Up to 100MW


Stakeholders

Community of Vanderhoof, First Nations.


Status

Investigative stage to confirm wind speed and energy output.


Hixon Site

Location

Cariboo District of BC, 15 kilometres east of the community of Hixon.


Area

3,000 hectares


Characteristics

Slightly undulating interior mountain ridge averaging 1,420m in elevation; vegetation is spruce trees.


Permitting

An Investigative License for wind energy assessment has been issued by the BC Government.


Wind Resource

Wind is moderate, bi-directional and hub height speeds average 6.5m/s


Potential Capacity

Up to 70MW


Stakeholders

Community of Hixon, First Nations.


Status

Investigative stage to confirm wind speed and energy output.


Willow Site

Location

Cariboo District of BC, 35 kilometres northeast of the community of Quesnel.


Area

5,000 hectares


Characteristics

Moderately undulating interior mountain ridge averaging 1,500m in elevation; vegetation is spruce trees.


Permitting

An Investigative License for wind energy assessment has been issued by the BC Government.


Wind Resource

Wind is bi-directional and hub height speeds average 7.5m/s.


Potential Capacity

Up to 120MW


Stakeholders

Community of Quesnel, First Nations.


Status

Investigative stage to confirm wind speed and energy output.


Vedan Site

Location

Chilcotin District of BC, 65 kilometres south southwest of the community of Alexis Creek.


Area

2,432 hectares


Characteristics

Moderately undulating high interior mountain ridge averaging 1,750m in elevation; vegetation is spruce trees with rock exposed at higher elevations.


Permitting

An Investigative License for wind energy assessment has been issued by the BC Government.


Wind Resource

Still under review


Potential Capacity

Up to 170MW


Stakeholders

Community of Alexis Creek, First Nations.


Status

Investigative stage to confirm wind speed and energy output.


Wales Site

Location

Chilcotin District of BC, 65 kilometres south southeast of the community of Alexis Creek


Area

2,456 hectares


Characteristics

Moderately undulating high interior mountain ridge averaging 1,700m in elevation; vegetation is spruce trees with rock exposed at higher elevations.


Permitting

An Investigative License for wind energy assessment has been issued by the BC Government.


Wind Resource

Still under review.

 


Potential Capacity

Up to 250MW


Stakeholders

Community of Alexis Creek, First Nations.


Status

Investigative stage to confirm wind speed and energy output.


Farwell Site

Location

Chilcotin District of BC, 55 kilometres southwest of the community of Williams Lake.


Area

1,810 hectares


Characteristics

Moderately undulating interior mountain ridge averaging 1,400m in elevation; vegetation is spruce trees.


Permitting

An Investigative License for wind energy assessment has been issued by the BC Government.


Wind Resource

Still under review


Potential Capacity

Up to 150MW


Stakeholders

Community of Alexis Creek, First Nations.


Status

Investigative stage to confirm wind speed and energy output.


Canoe Site

Location

Chilcotin District of BC, 55 kilometres west southwest of the community of 100 Mile House.


Area

1,563 hectares


Characteristics

Moderately undulating interior mountain plateau averaging 1,500m in elevation; vegetation is spruce trees.


Permitting

An Investigative License for wind energy assessment has been issued by the BC Government.


Wind Resource

Still under review.

 


Potential Capacity

Up to 150MW


Stakeholders

Community of 100 Mile House, Lac la Hache, First Nations.


Status

Investigative stage to confirm wind speed and energy output.


93 Mile Site

Location

Chilcotin District of BC, 5 kilometres west of the community of 93 Mile House


Area

425 hectares


Characteristics

Moderately undulating interior mountain plateau averaging 1,300m in elevation; vegetation is sparse as site has been logged; regrowth is spruce and pine trees.


Permitting

An Investigative License for wind energy assessment has been issued by the BC Government.


Wind Resource

Wind is strongly bi-directional and hub height speeds average 6.5m/s.


Potential Capacity

Up to 15MW


Stakeholders

Community of 100 Mile House, 93 Mile House, First Nations.


Status

Investigative stage to confirm wind speed and energy output.