January 19, 2007 - Fredericton|
New Brunswick Power Corporation
NB Power and TransAlta Corporation signed a 25-year power purchase agreement for 75 MW of wind power in 2008. TransAlta Corporation will construct, own and operate the Kent Hills wind farm, located in Albert County. The agreement is the first to be signed since NB Power announced it would increase its wind power generating capacity by 200 MW by 2009.
From left: Energy Minister Jack Keir; Jason Edworthy, managing director of market development, TransAlta Corporation, and David Hay, President and CEO of NB Power.