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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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Senvion starts operation of biggest First Nations wind farm in Canada

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, announces that today, 47 Senvion wind turbines started spinning at the 150 MW Mesgi’g Ugju’s’n windfarm in Quebec, Canada. It is the biggest First Nations windfarm in Canada and can power about 50,500 households with clean, renewable energy for one year. The project is an equal partnership … Continue reading Senvion starts operation of biggest First Nations wind farm in Canada

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EDF EN Canada sells undivided interests of the Rivière-du-Moulin wind project

EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles Group, announced the closing of the transaction by which it divested 15% undivided interests in the 350 megawatt (MW) Riviere-du-Moulin Wind Project. The interests has been acquired by the Regional County Muncipality (RCM) of Charlevoix and Fjord-du Saguenay (5%), the Innu of Mashteuiatsh and Essipit … Continue reading EDF EN Canada sells undivided interests of the Rivière-du-Moulin wind project

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Clean energy sector supported as Wind Energy Technocentre given financial boost

The Government of Canada recognizes that innovation-whether it involves the development of new technologies, new processes or new business models-is essential in today’s global economy. The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CED, announced that the … Continue reading Clean energy sector supported as Wind Energy Technocentre given financial boost

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Senvion installs its first 3 megawatt wind turbine in North America

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, installed its first 3 megawatt (MW) machine in North America, the Senvion 3.2M114. The turbine has a rated output of 3.2 MW, hub height of 100 metres, and a rotor diameter of 114 metres. It is the first of 46 turbines to be installed at the Mesgi’g … Continue reading Senvion installs its first 3 megawatt wind turbine in North America

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EDF EN Canada and MD1 Wind LP Dedicate the Mont Rothery Wind Power Project

EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, and MD1 Wind LP, a limited partnership formed by a consortium of four affiliated entities of the Desjardins Group (“Desjardins”), including Desjardins Group Pension Plan, and Manulife Financial Corporation (“Manulife”), along with around 70 attendees, dedicated the 74 megawatt (MW) Mont Rothery Wind Project today. … Continue reading EDF EN Canada and MD1 Wind LP Dedicate the Mont Rothery Wind Power Project

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Wind energy in Canada: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Québec

The order features the V117-3.45 MW wind turbine and introduces the 3 MW platform to Canada.  Parc éolien Nicolas-Riou S.E.C., a limited partnership owner at 50% by EDF EN Canada Inc, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, and at 50% by the community partners Énergie Éolienne Bas-Saint-Laurent (ÉÉBSL) and the Régie intermunicipale de l’énergie Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine … Continue reading Wind energy in Canada: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Québec

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TransAlta Renewables announces pricing of $159 million project financing of a Quebec wind energy asset

TransAlta Renewables Inc. (TransAlta Renewables) (TSX:RNW) today announced that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, New Richmond Wind L.P. (the “Issuer”), priced a bond offering of approximately $159 million which will be secured by a first ranking charge over all assets of the Issuer. The bonds are amortizing and bear interest from their date of issue at … Continue reading TransAlta Renewables announces pricing of $159 million project financing of a Quebec wind energy asset

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EDF Energies Nouvelles completes the 1 GW wind energy programme in Quebec with the commissioning of the Mont-Rothery wind farm

EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning of the Mont-Rothery wind farm in Quebec by EDF EN Canada, the Group’s local subsidiary. The 74 MW facility is the seventh and last one of the programme assigned to EDF EN Canada by Hydro-Québec Distribution to supply one gigawatt of wind power. The Mont-Rothery wind farm is located … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles completes the 1 GW wind energy programme in Quebec with the commissioning of the Mont-Rothery wind farm

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Senvion Canada celebrates its 1000 megawatt milestone in Quebec, over 500 wind turbines installed in the province

With the commissioning of the Mont Rothery wind farm, Senvion Canada Inc. is celebrating an installed capacity of over 1000 megawatts (MW) of wind power in Quebec within just five years. This achievement marks another milestone for Senvion, cementing its position as one of the top two turbine suppliers in the province, further reinforcing Quebec’s … Continue reading Senvion Canada celebrates its 1000 megawatt milestone in Quebec, over 500 wind turbines installed in the province

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Senvion celebrates the commercial operation of its largest onshore wind energy project: the 350 megawatts Rivière-du-Moulin Wind Farm

Senvion, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of wind turbines, is marking the commercial operation of the Rivière-du-Moulin wind project in Quebec, Canada. With 175 2 megawatt (MW) turbines totaling 350 MW, the wind project consists of Senvion MM92 and MM82 Cold Climate Version (CCV) type turbines. Several of the turbines are equipped with Senvion … Continue reading Senvion celebrates the commercial operation of its largest onshore wind energy project: the 350 megawatts Rivière-du-Moulin Wind Farm

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Boralex: financing of the Frampton community wind farm in Quebec with Enercon wind turbines

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (BLX) announces the closing of a project financing totalling $81.4 million for the Frampton community wind farm.   Financing for the 24MW wind farm, located in the Frampton municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region, consisted of: a C$73.5 million construction loan, to be converted into a term loan with an … Continue reading Boralex: financing of the Frampton community wind farm in Quebec with Enercon wind turbines

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EDF Energies Nouvelles wins a new contract in Quebec for the electricity supply of a 224 MW wind farm

Under the third competitive tender launched by Hydro-Québec Distribution in 2013, EDF Energies Nouvelles was awarded, via its local subsidiary EDF EN Canada, the 224.4 MW Nicolas-Riou wind farm project in Quebec, for which a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) has been signed with the Canadian company.   The Nicolas-Riou wind farm project is located … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles wins a new contract in Quebec for the electricity supply of a 224 MW wind farm

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Pattern Development Secures PPA for 147 MW Wind Energy Project in Québec

Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”) today announced that its Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind project has entered into a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Hydro-Québec. The 147 megawatt (MW) project is located approximately 50 kilometers south of Québec City, in the Chaudière-Appalaches region. Pattern Development has partnered with Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES Canada) … Continue reading Pattern Development Secures PPA for 147 MW Wind Energy Project in Québec

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Pattern sells wind power from 147 MW wind farm in Quebec

Pattern Energy Group Inc., today announced the addition of the 147 megawatt (MW) Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind project to its list of identified Right of First Offer (ROFO) projects from Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”). Highlights 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Hydro-Québec Pattern Development’s first wind project in Québec Increases identified ROFO list to … Continue reading Pattern sells wind power from 147 MW wind farm in Quebec

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1,871 MW of wind energy capacity was installed in five provinces in Canada in 2014

For the second consecutive year, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased to announce that Canada has set a record for the installation of new wind energy capacity. A total of 1,871 MW of wind energy capacity was installed in five provinces in Canada in 2014, with most growth centred in Ontario (850 MW), … Continue reading 1,871 MW of wind energy capacity was installed in five provinces in Canada in 2014

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Boralex acquires wind farm with Enercon wind turbines

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) announces the acquisition of the equity interest owned by Northland Power Inc. into the Frampton community wind power project which has a total capacity of 24  MW (“Frampton”). Owned by the municipality of Frampton at 33,3% and, after closing of the transaction, by Boralex at 66,7%, the … Continue reading Boralex acquires wind farm with Enercon wind turbines

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Boralex commissions two Quebec wind energy projects with Enercon wind turbines

Boralex Inc. has announced commissioning of two wind energy projects in Quebec. With partner Temiscouata Regional County Municipality, Boralex has commissioned the 23.5 MW Temiscouata 1 community wind farm. The wind power project features 10 Enercon wind turbines and is the first phase of a 75.2 MW wind farm. Boralex notes that work on the … Continue reading Boralex commissions two Quebec wind energy projects with Enercon wind turbines

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EDF EN Canada begins construction on Quebec wind farm

Following the Government of Québec issuance of the decree authorizing the construction and operation of Mont-Rothery, EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, today announced that the construction phase of the 74 megawatt (MW) Mont-Rothery wind project has commenced.   Mont-Rothery Wind Project, consisting of 37 wind turbines supplied by Senvion, is … Continue reading EDF EN Canada begins construction on Quebec wind farm

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