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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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Full program now available for the 2019 CanWEA Operations and Maintenance Summit in Toronto

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) today released the program for its Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Summit 2019, the largest annual wind operations event in Canada. With an expected attendance of over 300 wind energy professionals from across Canada and the United States, the O&M Summit is the best place to get up to speed on … Continue reading Full program now available for the 2019 CanWEA Operations and Maintenance Summit in Toronto

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Pattern Energy Enters Agreement to Sell K2 Wind Farm

Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or the “Company”) today announced it has entered into an agreement for the sale of the Company’s 90 megawatt (“MW”) minority owned interest in the K2 Wind power facility (“K2”) in Ontario for a purchase price of CAD$216.0 (US$166.0 million1), to a consortium of investors … Continue reading Pattern Energy Enters Agreement to Sell K2 Wind Farm

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Wind Energy Industry Honours Award Winners at Largest Annual Gathering of Industry Leaders

CanWEA Conference and Exhibition concludes today, having saluted leaders and fully explored the expanding role for wind energy in the evolving electricity grid The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and its partner Deutsche Messe today wrapped up the 34th Annual CanWEA Conference and Exhibition by honouring a slate of exemplary renewable-energy leaders, innovators, pioneers, and … Continue reading Wind Energy Industry Honours Award Winners at Largest Annual Gathering of Industry Leaders

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Alberta and Saskatchewan Governments Reiterate Strong Support for Wind Energy

Alberta Economic Development and Trade for Small Business Parliamentary Secretary, Saskatchewan Minister of Environment, affirm low-cost wind power as pillar of energy transition. Today the Alberta and Saskatchewan governments expressed strong support for wind energy at the opening of the 34th Annual CanWEA Conference and Exhibition, attended by approximately 1,200 utility, government, and industry leaders. … Continue reading Alberta and Saskatchewan Governments Reiterate Strong Support for Wind Energy

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Media Credentials Available for Canada’s Largest Wind Energy Conference in Calgary October 23-25

When: Tuesday-Thursday, October 23-25, 2018 Where: BMO Centre, Calgary, Alberta What: The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and partner Deutsche Messe will host leading speakers from industry, government, and utilities at CanWEA’s 34th Annual Conference and Exhibition. Canada’s largest wind energy conference attracts an audience of approximately 1,200, and more than 130 companies will showcase … Continue reading Media Credentials Available for Canada’s Largest Wind Energy Conference in Calgary October 23-25

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SaskPower announces Potentia as developer of wind power project near Assiniboia

SaskPower has announced what company will construct a wind energy project south of Assiniboia. Potentia Renewable’s Golden South Wind Energy Facility will be a 200-megawatt project, which SaskPower says is enough to provide electricity for 90,000 homes in the province. “The more that renewable technology is improving, we’re the beneficiary of that because we’re getting … Continue reading SaskPower announces Potentia as developer of wind power project near Assiniboia

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TransAlta Renewables’ New Brunswick wind power expansion complete

The 17.25MW expansion of the TransAlta Renewables Inc. (“TransAlta Renewables” or the “Company”) (TSX: RNW) wind facility at Kent Hills, in New Brunswick is now fully operational, bringing total generating capacity to 167 MW. Under the 17-year power purchase agreement, New Brunswick Power receives both energy to the province’s electricity grid and renewable energy credits. … Continue reading TransAlta Renewables’ New Brunswick wind power expansion complete

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Vestas receives 60 MW wind power order in Canada

Vestas has received an order for 60 MW of V-136-3.45 wind turbines delivered in a mix of power modes including 3.6 Power Optimised Mode wind turbines for a wind farm in Canada. With hub heights of 132 meters, the project will feature the tallest towers in North America, highlighting how Vestas’ tall tower technology can … Continue reading Vestas receives 60 MW wind power order in Canada

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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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