Canadian Hills

El Reno, OK

Canadian Hills is a 298 MW wind power facility located in El Reno, Oklahoma.  Atlantic Power acquired a 99% interest in the project un early 2012.  The project entered commercial operations at the end of 2012. 


Canadian Hills has power purchase agreements with three counterparties under which all electricity produced by the wind farm is sold at fixed prices, including:  20-year power purchase agreements with Southwestern Electric Power Company and Grand River Dam Authority, and a 25-year power purchase agreement with Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority.


Canadian Hills was acquired by Atlantic Power in 2012.  We managed the construction of the project and achieved commercial operations on time and within budget.


Canadian Hills uses wind turbines manufactured by REpower Systems SE (REpower) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Mitsubishi).  The turbines are supported by long-term service agreements: REpower will provide services under a 12-year operations and maintenance agreement and Mitsubishi will provide a 5-year operations and maintenance agreement.

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Location: El Reno, OK
Fuel Type: Wind
Total Megawatts: 298
Atlantic Interest: 99%
Net Megawatts: 295
Electricity Off -Taker:

Southwestern Electric Power Authority
PPA Expiry: 2032
S&P Credit Rating: BBB

Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority
PPA Expiry: 2037
S&P Credit Rating: NR

Grand River Dam Authority
PPA Expiry: 2032
S&P Credit Rating: NR