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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.


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FREE on-line Business Transition and Succession Planning Webinar Summit
January 25, 2021
FREE on-line Business Transition and Succession Planning Webinar Summit
Sponsored by Community Futures partners
Week of January 25-28, 2021
 
Vacancy in Position of Councillor
January 11, 2021
Council for the Town of Pincher Creek agree to not conduct a by-election for the current vacant position of Councillor and to wait for the general municipal election to be held in October 2021.
Thank you!
January 11, 2021
The Town of Pincher Creek would like to express our gratitude to all who reached out with messages in recognition of Councillor O'Rourke. 
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