Smoky River Wind Project

ABO Wind Canada Ltd. is proposing the construction and operation of the Smoky River Wind Project, a series of new wind turbines located within the Municipal District of Smoky River, between Nampa and Falher, Alberta. As proposed, the project would include up to 27 wind turbines with a hub height of around 120 metres and a blade length of about 90 metres. Each turbine would have a production capacity of up to 7.2 megawatts for a total expected production capacity of 160 megawatts. The project footprint would cover about 2,833 hectares of privately-owned land.


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Latest update

July 13, 2023 — On July 10, 2023, the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada has suspended the timeline for the impact assessment at the request of the proponent.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of Time Limit Suspension with Reasons - July 13, 2023
1 Request for designation of project PDF (1.1 MB) June 8, 2023


Prairie and Northern Regional Office
Canada Place
9700 Jasper Avenue, Suite 1145
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4C3
Telephone: 780-495-2037

  • Location

    • Municipal District of Smoky River, between Nampa and Falher (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    ABO Wind Canada Ltd.
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Request for designation
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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