VANCOUVER, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ – Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) is pleased to announce that the Dokie 1 wind farm re-commenced full operations on July 18. The project temporarily suspended operations on July 16 because of a nearby forest fire. The fire did not enter the project area. Further risk from the fire has been substantially reduced due to cool, wet weather and the construction of firebreaks and the deployment of fire protection personnel from the British Columbia Forest Servicenear the Dokie 1 site.
About Alterra Power Corp.
Alterra Power Corp. is a leading global renewable energy company, operating six power plants totaling 568 MW of generation capacity, including British Columbia’s largest run-of-river hydro facility and largest wind farm, two geothermal facilities inIceland, and a geothermal plant in Nevada. Alterra owns a 262 MW share of this capacity, generating approximately 1,300 GWh of clean power annually. Alterra has an extensive portfolio of exploration and development projects and a skilled international team of developers, explorers, builders and operators to support its growth plans.
The company trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol AXY and OTC in the United States as MGMXF.
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