Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) announces that its subsidiary Boralex Europe S.A. has completed commercial commissioning of the Fortel-Bonnières wind farm with a total installed capacity of 23 MW.
“Commissioning the Fortel-Bonnières site brings installed wind power capacity in France to 250 MW and chalks up one more milestone towards our growth objective,” stated the Corporation’s President and CEO, Patrick Lemaire.
In addition, construction of the St-François wind farm (23 MW) is progressing on schedule, with commissioning planned for the first quarter of 2015.
Also, in Canada, Boralex and partner Côte-de-Beaupré RCM have obtained government approvals to commence work on the Côte-de-Beaupré community wind power project. Commissioning of its 25 MW is slated for late 2015.
Boralex is a power producer whose core business is dedicated to the development and the operation of renewable energy power stations. Currently, the Corporation operates an asset base with an installed capacity of more than 750 MW in Canada, France and the Northeastern United States.
Boralex is also committed under power development projects, both independently and with Canadian and European partners, to add more than 100 MW of power that will be put in service by the end of 2015. With more than 200 employees, Boralex is known for its diversified expertise and in-depth experience in four power generation types — wind, hydroelectric, thermal and solar. Boralex’s shares and convertible debentures are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbols BLX and BLX.DB, respectively.