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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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Quebec’s wind power industry welcomes move towards new energy policy

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) welcomes the initiative that the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Pierre Arcand, announced today to develop a new energy policy in Quebec.   CanWEA is prepared to work with the Quebec government, industry and the new wind energy task force, to review and strengthen Quebec’s wind energy policy. … Continue reading Quebec’s wind power industry welcomes move towards new energy policy

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Senvion (Suzlon) wins 150 Megawatt wind power contract for Canadian wind farm

Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth-largest manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a contract for the delivery of its 3.2M114 Cold Climate Version type turbines to the 150 Megawatt (MW) Mesgi’g Ugju’s’n (MU) wind farm in Quebec, Canada.     With almost 500 MW installed in Europe, the … Continue reading Senvion (Suzlon) wins 150 Megawatt wind power contract for Canadian wind farm

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One of Quebec’s most competitive calls for tenders is coming to a close, says the Canadian Wind Energy Association

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is delighted to see one of Quebec’s most competitive calls for tenders coming to a close. Altogether, 54 projects totalling 6,625.7 MW of wind energy have been submitted to Hydro?Québec Distribution as part of a call for tenders for the production of 450 MW of energy, 300 MW of … Continue reading One of Quebec’s most competitive calls for tenders is coming to a close, says the Canadian Wind Energy Association

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First Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant for process heat has been inaugurated in Quebec (Canada)

Cascades and Rackam started work on the ground-level facility in June, installing a powerful concentrated solar power (CSP) system. Pierre Arcand, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Mario Plourde , President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascades, and Mathieu Chagnon , President of Rackam, inaugurated the Alain-Lemaire Solar … Continue reading First Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant for process heat has been inaugurated in Quebec (Canada)

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EDF EN Canada completes La Mitis wind power project in Quebec

EDF EN Canada, aunit of of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has completed the La Mitis wind power project in Quebec.   The wind farm, which features 12 Senvion turbines, is situated in the unorganized territory Lac-à-la-Croix in the MRC de La Mitis, administrative region of the Bas-St-Laurent. Community partner Energie Renouvelable de la Mitis holds 30% … Continue reading EDF EN Canada completes La Mitis wind power project in Quebec

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New task force created in wind energy sector

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased by the Quebec government’s announcement today of the creation of a task force in the wind energy sector. CanWEA is confident this initiative will serve to strengthen the wind energy sector in Quebec, and CanWEA will actively participate in the task force to further promote the merits … Continue reading New task force created in wind energy sector

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Boralex erected 126 Enercon wind turbines at the wind farm in Quebec

Boralex, Gaz Metro and Valener today officially inaugurated the 272MW Seigneurie de Beaupré wind power project, one of Canada’s largest wind farms.   “Our 100% Quebec-based consortium has invested over C$750 million to carry out this project, and over C$360 million has been invested in other homegrown companies,” said Gaz Metro president and CEO Sophie … Continue reading Boralex erected 126 Enercon wind turbines at the wind farm in Quebec

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Quebec opens tenders for 450MW of wind power to be built by 2017

Quebec’s Crown utility has issued a call for tenders for wind energy projects in the province totalling 450 megawatts (MW) it wants to go online by the end of 2017. Hydro-Québec Distribution issued the tenders for wind power production capacity of 300 MW in the Bas St-Laurent and Gaspésie?Îles-de-la-Madeleine region in southeastern Quebec, and another … Continue reading Quebec opens tenders for 450MW of wind power to be built by 2017

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Commercial commissioning of the Seigneurie de Beaupr

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex”), Gaz Métro Limited Partnership (“Gaz Métro”) and Valener Inc. (“Valener”) are pleased to announce commercial commissioning of the first 131 MW of the Seigneurie de Beaupré Wind Farms within the projected time frame. “After more than eight years of hard work by the Boralex and Gaz Métro teams, we are proud that … Continue reading Commercial commissioning of the Seigneurie de Beaupr

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Elecnor brings its first wind farm in Canada on stream after EUR 260 million investment

Elecnor, through its Enerfín wind energy unit, has brought the L’Érable wind farm in Quebec (Canada) on stream after completing 100% of the infrastructure. For an investment of EUR 260 million, this is Elecnor’s first wind farm in Canada. More than 1,200 professionals worked on the various stages of construction. expository essay thesis statement Located … Continue reading Elecnor brings its first wind farm in Canada on stream after EUR 260 million investment

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New regulation regarding the 450 MW block of wind energy in Quebec

The Regulation respecting a 450-megawatt block of wind energy1 was published by the Quebec Government on November 13, 2013. It provides for the general specifications and requirements that must be met by companies who wish to tender on the 450 MW wind energy projects, for which a portion of 300MW will be reserved for the … Continue reading New regulation regarding the 450 MW block of wind energy in Quebec

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Quebec wind energy tender moving forward

On November 13, 2013, the Regulation respecting a 450-megawatt block of wind energy (“Regulation”) was officially published. This confirms the fundamental details of the procurement of an additional 450 MW of wind energy generating capacity in the Province of Quebec through a tendering process. The Regulation provides that Hydro Québec Distribution, a division of the provincially … Continue reading Quebec wind energy tender moving forward

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EDF EN Canada and Enbridge partner in the 80 MW Saint-Robert-Bellarmin Wind energy project in Quebec

Built by Borea Construction and comprised of 40 REpower (Suzlon) 2 MW wind turbines, Saint-Robert-Bellarmin created up to 150 jobs during the construction phase and was developed with a significant amount of regionally manufactured components. Enbridge Inc. (TSX: ENB) (NYSE:ENB) and EDF EN Canada Inc. today announced that they have closed on an agreement under … Continue reading EDF EN Canada and Enbridge partner in the 80 MW Saint-Robert-Bellarmin Wind energy project in Quebec

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