November 2, 2010 / 3:44 PM / 9 years ago

UPDATE 1-GE to supply wind turbines to Suncor wind project

* Turbines to be delivered in Q2 2011

* 88 MW Wintering Hills project to power 35,000 homes

VANCOUVER, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Suncor Energy Inc (SU.TO) has ordered 55 General Electric Co (GE.N) 1.6 megawatt wind turbines for a Canadian wind power project in the western province of Alberta, GE said on Tuesday.

GE will deliver the turbines to the site of the Wintering Hills project, which is located about 125 km (78 miles) northeast of Calgary, in the second quarter of 2011.

The wind energy project is 70 percent owned by Suncor, Canada’s biggest oil company, and 30 percent by diversified mining group Teck Resources TCKb.TO. The 88 MW project is expected to generate enough power for 35,000 homes.

$1=$1.01 Canadian Reporting by Nicole Mordant; editing by Rob Wilson

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