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EDP Renewables signs a 15-year PPA for 297 MW of wind power in Canada

The company has closed the agreement with TransCanada Energy to sell the green energy from its Shap Hills wind farm, avoiding estimated annual emissions of 700 thousand tons of CO2. With this new PPA, EDPR now has 0.4 GW of secured capacity in Canada.  EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in … Continue reading EDP Renewables signs a 15-year PPA for 297 MW of wind power in Canada

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GE Renewable Energy partners with Governments of Canada and Québec to invest in expansion of Blade facility in Gaspé

Plant expansion announced today at an event attended by Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and Québec Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Jonatan Julien Investment reinforces company and governments’ commitment to renewable energy and will support the creation of  200 new jobs GE Renewable Energy facility will support production of wind turbine blades needed … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy partners with Governments of Canada and Québec to invest in expansion of Blade facility in Gaspé

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Enercon supplies 305 MW of wind power with E-160 EP5 wind turbines in Canada

ENERCON is proud to announce the first contract for the EP5 model in North America! The agreement with Potentia Renewables totals 305 MW and is a clear step towards the increased focus on international markets. The 55 E-160 EP5 E3 wind energy converter will be installed at the Jenner 1, Jenner 2 and Jenner 3 … Continue reading Enercon supplies 305 MW of wind power with E-160 EP5 wind turbines in Canada

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Siemens Gamesa Rattlesnake 130 MW wind farm project underlines case for subsidy free clean energy in Canada

Siemens Gamesa secures contract to provide wind turbines for 130-MW BHE Canada’s wind power project. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed a 130 MW order to supply 26 SG 5.0-145 wind turbines to Berkshire Hathaway Energy Canada for the company’s Rattlesnake Ridge wind power project, one of the first subsidy free wind farms in the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa Rattlesnake 130 MW wind farm project underlines case for subsidy free clean energy in Canada

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Boralex consolidates ownership in three Quebec wind farms

Boralex Inc. says it has signed a deal to buy the 49 per cent stake in three Quebec wind farms it does not already own from the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec. The company will pay $121.5 million in cash plus up to an additional $4 million subject to certain conditions that need … Continue reading Boralex consolidates ownership in three Quebec wind farms

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Boralex : Completes $805 Million Refinancing for its Niagara Region Wind Farm (230 MW) in Ontario, Canada

Boralex is pleased to announce that it has completed the approximately $805 million refinancing over 16 years for its 230 MW Niagara Region Wind Farm (NRWF) in the Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada. NRWF was commissioned on November 2, 2016 and is held in partnership with the Six Nations of the Grand River Indigenous community. Boralex operates the site … Continue reading Boralex : Completes $805 Million Refinancing for its Niagara Region Wind Farm (230 MW) in Ontario, Canada

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RWE delivers solar power from its Canadian solar farm to Direct Energy

RWE has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Direct Energy Marketing Limited for the supply of power from RWE’s Canadian Hull solar plant (25 megawatt, MW). The photovoltaic plant, located in Southern Alberta, started commercial operation recently and will now provide an important part of the electricity that Direct Energy needs to supply its … Continue reading RWE delivers solar power from its Canadian solar farm to Direct Energy

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Chevron to build 500 MW wind energy and solar to power facilities

US oil giant Chevron has become the latest fossil fuel production giant to plan significant investments in wind and solar capacity, in what seems initially as a token gesture towards lowering emissions but could involve a more significant commitment down the line. It has announced a deal with Canada-based renewable energy developer Algonquin to build … Continue reading Chevron to build 500 MW wind energy and solar to power facilities

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Vestas secures 151 MW order from Capital Power

Vestas has received a 151 MW order of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode from Capital Power for the 97 MW Whitla Wind 2 and 54 MW Whitla Wind 3 projects in Alberta, Canada.  The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 10-year service … Continue reading Vestas secures 151 MW order from Capital Power

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Northland Power to Buy Offshore Wind Energy Project in Canada

NaiKun Wind Energy company has entered into an agreement to sell the NaiKun Offshore Wind Farm – a project in early stages of development – located in the Hecate Strait off the coast of British Columbia, Canada to Northland Power. NaiKun said Monday that Northland, being a global developer, owner, and operator of sustainable infrastructure, … Continue reading Northland Power to Buy Offshore Wind Energy Project in Canada

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Construction completed on the largest First Nation wind energy project

Pattern Energy Group and Nigig Power Corporation announced the completion of the Henvey Inlet Wind power facility. Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) and Nigig Power Corporation officially announced the completion of the Henvey Inlet Wind power facility on Oct. 15. The landmark project is the largest single-phase wind facility and the largest on-reserve wind … Continue reading Construction completed on the largest First Nation wind energy project

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Berkshire Hathaway firm announces launch of $200 million Alberta wind power plant

The Rattlesnake Ridge Wind power project will be located southwest of Medicine Hat and produce enough energy to supply the equivalent of 79,000 homes, says Calgary-based BHE Canada, a subsidiary of Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy. Warren Buffett’s BHE Canada to build $200M wind farm A company linked to American investment guru Warren Buffett says it … Continue reading Berkshire Hathaway firm announces launch of $200 million Alberta wind power plant

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Wind energy in Canada: Goldwind’s wind turbines for a wind farm

Goldwind, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd., announced it has secured a firm wind turbine supply order from Potentia Renewables Inc. (“Potentia Renewables”), a Toronto-based developer, owner, and operator of renewable energy assets. At a ground breaking ceremony, Potentia Renewables’s CEO Jeff Jenner announced plans for the 200-megawatt (MW) Golden … Continue reading Wind energy in Canada: Goldwind’s wind turbines for a wind farm

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Canada’s largest wind energy event to launch in 2020

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) have announced a joint partnership with Hannover Fairs (Canada) Inc. to create a unique new industry event that is dedicated to exploring the opportunities and challenges for wind energy, solar energy, energy storage, and other complementary technologies. These technologies will play a … Continue reading Canada’s largest wind energy event to launch in 2020

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Wind energy in Canada: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has announced that it has signed a contract to supply and commission 43 SG 4.5-145 wind turbines, with flexible rating up to 4.8 MW, for a wind power project in Canada with an undisclosed customer. The order is for a nominal capacity of 194 MW. The SG 4.5-145 will be the … Continue reading Wind energy in Canada: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm

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Boralex announces the commissioning of the Moose Lake wind farm in British Columbia

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) is pleased to announce the commercial commissioning of the Moose Lake wind farm, located on Crown land approximately 24 kilometres northwest of Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia. Developed in partnership with Aeolis Wind Power Corporation, West Moberly First Nations, Saulteau First Nations and McLeod Lake Indian Band, this … Continue reading Boralex announces the commissioning of the Moose Lake wind farm in British Columbia

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ENERCON signs 345 MW wind energy agreement for Canadian wind power projects

ENERCON has reached an agreement to supply ENERCON’s E-138 EP3 wind turbines for the Canadian wind farm market totaling 345 MW. “Over the past few months we have seen a lot of momentum for the new EP3 platform in different international markets”, says Hans-Dieter Kettwig, Managing Director of ENERCON GmbH. “We are delighted that ENERCON … Continue reading ENERCON signs 345 MW wind energy agreement for Canadian wind power projects

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Wind energy is the lowest-cost source of new electricity in Canada

Canada’s wind energy industry further expanded its installed capacity in 2018, while solidifying its status as the lowest-cost source of new electricity generation. Newly commissioned projects brought total national wind energy capacity to close to 13,000 megawatts (MW). Meanwhile, competitive auction results in Saskatchewan and Alberta confirmed the wind industry’s ability to continue to deliver … Continue reading Wind energy is the lowest-cost source of new electricity in Canada

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EDF Renewables signs a PPA for an over 200 MW wind energy project in Canada

EDF Renewables Canada today announced the signing of a 20-year Renewable Electricity Support Agreement (RESA) with the Alberta Electricity System Operator (AESO) for the renewable attributes related to the 201.6 megawatt (MW) Cypress Wind Power Project. The contract, secured through Round 2 of the Renewable Electricity Program’s (REP2) competitive procurement process managed by the AESO … Continue reading EDF Renewables signs a PPA for an over 200 MW wind energy project in Canada

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Alberta announces $1.2B in new wind energy projects

The Government of Alberta says five new wind power projects with a combined value of $1.2 billion will proceed as a result of its Renewable Electricity Program. Three of the wind projects are private-sector partnerships with First Nations, which include a minimum 25 per cent Indigenous equity component. The province says that in total, the … Continue reading Alberta announces $1.2B in new wind energy projects

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