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Wind farm near Chetwynd now operating

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The Dokie Wind project near Chetwynd is now complete and generating electricity.

The wind farm was a joint project between Plutonic Power Corporation and GE Energy Financial Services. The companies have jointly announced that the wind farm realized commercial operations on Feb. 16.

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The project will be able to provide power to approximately 34,000 homes, Plutonic said in a press release.

The $228 million project took a little more than a year to complete, which included erecting 43 wind turbines. The joint project will also be selling electricity to B.C. Hydro under a 25-year Electricity Purchase Agreement.

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