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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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NaiKun Wind Energy Group forms strategic partnership with DONG Energy

The Board of Directors for NaiKun Wind Energy Group (NaiKun) executed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with DONG Energy to further advance its offshore wind project, proposed in Hecate Strait between Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert. DONG Energy, based in Denmark with North American headquarters in Boston, owns and operates 22 offshore wind farms in … Continue reading NaiKun Wind Energy Group forms strategic partnership with DONG Energy

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Dong Energy signs LOI for offshore wind farm in Canada

Dong Energy and NaiKun Wind Energy Group plan to work together on the possible development of an offshore wind farm on Canada’s northeast coast, Dong Energy and NaiKun Wind Energy Group have signed a letter of intent (LOI) that gives Dong exclusive rights to negotiate a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field offshore … Continue reading Dong Energy signs LOI for offshore wind farm in Canada

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IKEA in contract for wind energy

Apex Clean Energy has signed a multiyear contract with IKEA to operate the 46MW Oldman 2 wind farm in Alberta. The project, which is located near Pincher Creek, is the fourth that Apex is managing for IKEA in North America. It consists of 20 Siemens 2.3MW turbines. Apex will provide both remote asset management and on-site … Continue reading IKEA in contract for wind energy

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Acciona Energy International obtains full ownership of the 76-MW Ripley Wind Farm

ACCIONA Energy, a leading global operator of renewable energy projects, today announced that ACCIONA Energy International (AEI), through its Canadian subsidiary, has acquired 50% of the 76 MW Ripley Wind Farm from Suncor Energy Inc. The Ripley Wind Farm was originally built as a joint venture by Suncor and ACCIONA in 2007. With the acquisition, … Continue reading Acciona Energy International obtains full ownership of the 76-MW Ripley Wind Farm

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CanWEA Awards GE for Work on Pan-Canadian Wind Integration Study

Recognized as a leader in its field, GE’s Energy Consulting business (NYSE: GE) has been awarded the 2017 R.J. Templin Award from the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) for its work on the Pan-Canadian Wind Integration Study (PCWIS). CanWEA — Canada’s leading source of information on wind energy’s social, economic, health and environmental benefits for … Continue reading CanWEA Awards GE for Work on Pan-Canadian Wind Integration Study

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Wind energy poised to deliver climate, economic solutions

The strategic value of Canada’s vast clean energy resources was in the spotlight as key political and wind energy industry leaders gathered for the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA) annual Spring Forum, held April 4-5 at the Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel in the National Capital Region. The event featured a keynote address from the Honourable James … Continue reading Wind energy poised to deliver climate, economic solutions

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