Project Updates

Oberon Solar and Storage Project 

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Location: California, US 

Project type: Solar and battery storage 

Operator: Intersect Power 

Capacity: 500MW solar and 250MW battery storage 

The Oberon Solar and Storage project is constructed, operated and maintained by clean energy company Intersect Power. Approved for construction in July 2022 and having commenced commercial operations in November 2023, it generates enough power to supply 207,000 homes a year.

Cascade Combined-Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant 

Credit: Cascade Power Project

Location: Alberta, Canada 

Project type: CCGT power plant 

Capacity: 900MW 

Estimated Investment: C$1.5bn 

Kineticor Resource is developing the 900MW Cascade combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant, which will provide power for approximately 900,000 houses and businesses in Alberta. Construction on the project commenced in August 2020 and is expected to be completed in February 2024.

Buffalo Plains Wind Farm 

Credit: CIP

Location: Alberta, Canada 

Project type: Wind farm 

Developer: Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners 

Capacity: 495MW 

The Buffalo Plains Wind Farm – to become the largest onshore wind farm in Canada – will produce approximately 1.5 million megawatt hours of power a year, while displacing approximately 795,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year.