Saskatchewan currently has 221 megawatts (MW) of operating wind capacity spread across 143 turbines.  Together they generate 3.1 percent of Saskatchewan's electricity which is equivalent to the power consumption of 81,585 average Saskatchewan homes.

 

Source:  SaskPower web site, multiple public sources.

"% of total" is % of 2014 actual generation. Note 2014 actual generation from wind was 2.7%. The difference is due to annual wind variability.
** "% of total" is % of 2020 SaskPower forecasted generation. 
*** "% of total" is % of 2030 generation forecast extrapolated from 2020 assuming same annual growth rate as 2014-2020 period. 

 

The graphic above indicates some significant wind additions by 2020 and again by 2030. Details of the 1,500 MW to be added between 2020 and 2030 are contained in our 24-Nov-2015 blog. 

Existing provincial wind projects are owned by a mix of companies as indicated in the chart above and summarised in the following which shows ownership as a percentage of the total capacity of 428 MW.

 
 

The location of each of the projects is shown on the following map which indicates that all current wind projects are located in the south and clustered along the Trans-Canada Highway where they are easily visible for tourists driving through Saskatchewan.