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Saskatchewan approves new wind energy project with 56 wind turbines

Saskatchewan currently has 143 wind turbines that make up around three per cent of the total generation fleet. The new turbines are expected to generate enough energy to power more than 70,000 homes. The project was first announced in 2012 but was held up due to various circumstances such as environmental assessments. Construction is expected … Continue reading Saskatchewan approves new wind energy project with 56 wind turbines

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Capital Power places 202 MW wind energy order with Vestas from auction in Canada

Vestas continues its strong performance in auctions across the globe and has received an order for 202 MW of V136-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode from Capital Power for its Whitla Wind project in southeast Alberta, Canada. The Whitla Wind Farm was selected as one of four projects by the Alberta … Continue reading Capital Power places 202 MW wind energy order with Vestas from auction in Canada

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Boralex Completes Acquisition of Invenergy Renewables’ Interests in 5 Wind Powerr in Québec

Boralex Inc. (TSX: BLX) (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition (the “Acquisition”) of all of the economic interests of Invenergy Renewables LLC (“Invenergy”) in 5 wind farms in Québec (the “Projects”), totaling 201 MW of net installed capacity, for a total cash consideration of $215 million, subject … Continue reading Boralex Completes Acquisition of Invenergy Renewables’ Interests in 5 Wind Powerr in Québec

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Pattern Energy and PSP Investments Acquire 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind Farm in Québec

Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or the “Company”) and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (“PSP Investments”) today announced the acquisition of the 147 megawatt (MW) Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind power facility from Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development 1.0”). Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind is located approximately 50 kilometers south of Québec … Continue reading Pattern Energy and PSP Investments Acquire 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind Farm in Québec

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Innergex becomes owner of the five Cartier wind farms

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX: INE) (“Innergex” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a final agreement to acquire TransCanada’s 62% interest in five wind farms in the Gaspé peninsula in Quebec known as Baie-des-Sables, Carleton, Gros-Morne, L’Anse-à-Valleau and Montagne Sèche (the “Cartier Wind Farms”), as well as its 50% interest … Continue reading Innergex becomes owner of the five Cartier wind farms

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Canada’s largest wind energy event to blow into Calgary

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and its partner Hannover Fairs Canada unveiled the program for the 2018 CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition. The event will run from October 23 to 25 at the BMO Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Over the course of 2½ days, top speakers from government, industry, and utilities will share insights, … Continue reading Canada’s largest wind energy event to blow into Calgary

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Siemens Gamesa completes commissioning of 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite wind farm project in Québec

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has completed the production, delivery and commissioning of 46 SWT-3.2-113 wind turbines at the Mont Sainte-Marguerite (MSM) project located in the municipalities of Saint-Sylvestre, Saint-Séverin, and Sacré-Coeur-de-Jésus, in the Chaudiere-Appalaches region of Québec. This 147 MW project—developed and owned by Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development)—is the first in Québec for … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa completes commissioning of 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite wind farm project in Québec

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Pattern Development Completes 147 MW Wind Project in Québec, Becoming Canada’s Largest Wind Power Producer

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) today announced the completion of its 147 megawatt (MW) Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind power facility. Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind is located approximately 50 kilometers south of Québec City, in the Chaudière-Appalaches region. As announced in June 2017, the facility will be acquired by Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) … Continue reading Pattern Development Completes 147 MW Wind Project in Québec, Becoming Canada’s Largest Wind Power Producer

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Canada adds 340 MW of wind energy in 2017

Canada brought to life more than 340 MW of wind power capacity in 2017, increasing the country’s total to 12,239 MW, according to the Canadian wind energy association (CanWEA). Overall, 10 wind farms in the states of Nova Scotia, Ontario and British Columbia were put on stream at a total cost of CAD 800 million … Continue reading Canada adds 340 MW of wind energy in 2017

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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a 224 MW wind farm in Canada

EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the commissioning of the 224 MW Nicolas-Riou wind farm by its local subsidiary, EDF EN Canada. Following the facility’s completion, EDF Energies Nouvelles has over 1.6 gigawatt (GW) combined wind and solar installed capacity in Canada. The Nicolas-Riou wind farm is located in south-eastern Quebec. With 224.25 MW in installed … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a 224 MW wind farm in Canada

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Vestas receives 300 MW order in Canada

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 87 V136-3.45MW turbines for the 300 MW Henvey Inlet wind project in Ontario, Canada. The project is Vestas’ largest order to date in Canada and the first between Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”) and Vestas. The Henvey Inlet wind project is among the largest in … Continue reading Vestas receives 300 MW order in Canada

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Pattern Development constructs First Nation’s wind energy project

Pattern Energy Group (Pattern Development) announced the completion of a C$1 billion financing for the 300-MW Henvey Inlet Wind project located on Henvey Inlet First Nation Reserve No. 2 on the northeast shore of the Georgian Bay in Ontario. Pattern Development and Nigig Power Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Henvey Inlet First Nation, are joint … Continue reading Pattern Development constructs First Nation’s wind energy project

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Canada Supports Wind Energy Study in Canada’s Arctic

The Government of the Northwest Territories’ Department of Infrastructure is exploring the feasibility of using wind turbines and energy storage devices in the Town of Inuvik thanks in part to an investment of $950,000 from the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor). The funding was announced today by Member of Parliament Michael McLeod on behalf … Continue reading Canada Supports Wind Energy Study in Canada’s Arctic

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Capital Power provides capital costs for Whitla Wind Energy project

The Whitla Wind project was awarded a 20-year contract by the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) in the first round of its Renewable Electricity Program (REP). Capital Power expects the construction cost for its Whitla Wind project to be between $315 million and $325 million (in Canadian dollars). Under its successful bid, Capital Power’s Whitla … Continue reading Capital Power provides capital costs for Whitla Wind Energy project

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EDPR is awarded a long-term (RESA) for 248.4 MW of wind onshore in Canada

EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, announces that that its Canadian subsidiary, EDP Renewables Canada Ltd., has been awarded a 20-year Renewable Energy Support Agreement (RESA), for the delivery of 248.4 MW of onshore wind generation by the Alberta Electricity … Continue reading EDPR is awarded a long-term (RESA) for 248.4 MW of wind onshore in Canada

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Enel to build 146 MW of new wind capacity in Canada following first renewables tender win in the country

Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), through its US-based renewables subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), has been awarded two 20-year Renewable Energy Support Agreements (“RESAs”) for 146 MW1 of new wind capacity in Alberta, Canada, in a tender launched by the Alberta Electric System Operator (“AESO”). In line with the two agreements, Enel will build … Continue reading Enel to build 146 MW of new wind capacity in Canada following first renewables tender win in the country

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Alberta’s Renewable Electricity Program has resulted in the lowest ever price for wind energy in Canada

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) commends the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) and the Government of Alberta for the successful implementation of the first phase of its Renewable Electricity Program (REP), which has resulted in the lowest-ever price for wind energy generation in Canada. As announced today, the AESO will secure power from three … Continue reading Alberta’s Renewable Electricity Program has resulted in the lowest ever price for wind energy in Canada

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Senvion signs turbine supply contract in Ontario

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, announces the signature of a turbine supply contract for an 18.45 megawatt (MW) project with wpd in the Canadian province of Ontario. The company will deliver nine Senvion MM92 type wind turbines especially designed for cold climates to White Pines windfarm in Prince Edward County. Each of … Continue reading Senvion signs turbine supply contract in Ontario

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Samsung and Pattern Development complete 100 MW Belle River wind power facility in Ontario

The Belle River Wind power facility in Lakeshore, Ontario is now up and running. Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”) today announced their 100 megawatt (MW) Belle River Wind power facility has completed construction and is fully operational. Belle River Wind is expected to generate enough clean energy to … Continue reading Samsung and Pattern Development complete 100 MW Belle River wind power facility in Ontario

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Canada well-positioned to decarbonize, says wind energy association president

Canada is well-positioned to transition to a low-carbon economy as wind and solar projects will be the focus of energy investments over the next two decades, a national wind energy conference was told. Almost three quarters of new energy capacity investments in the country through 2040 will be for the two renewable energy sources, said … Continue reading Canada well-positioned to decarbonize, says wind energy association president

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