Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind Farm is a 147.2MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Quebec, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2018. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Pattern Energy Group and Renewable Energy Systems Canada. The project is currently owned by Pattern Energy Group with a stake of 51%.

The project generates 465,686MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 28,000 households, offsetting 424,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2018.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Hydro-Quebec under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.063kWh for a period of 25 years, starting from 2018. The contracted capacity is 147.2MW.

Contractors involved

Renewable Energy Systems Canada was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 46 units of SWT-3.2-113 turbines, each with 3.2MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2018, for a period of 2 years.

The wind power project consists of 92.5m high towers supplied by Marmen.

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About Pattern Energy Group

Pattern Energy Group Inc (Pattern Energy) is an independent renewable energy company. It provides to develop, operate and owns an interest in renewable energy projects. It develops wind and solar energy and sells electricity to customers under public service agreements (PSAs) and other local markets. It owns an interest in various renewable energy power projects such as Amazon Wind, Grady, Hatchet Ridge, Kanagi Solar, Post Rock and Belle River and among others. The company also owns an interest in Pattern Development, which carries out the development of projects in the US, Canada, Mexico and Japan. Pattern Energy is headquartered in San Francisco, California, US.

About Renewable Energy Systems Canada

Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc (RES Canada) is a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Systems Ltd, is a renewable energy company. The company develop, engineer, construct, finance, and operate wind and solar energy projects. Its development activities include identifying sites for wind, solar, energy storage and transmission, mapping adjacent land use and grid connection; establishing and maintaining relationships with local landowners for access and resource measurement; project planning, optimization of resources, civil, mechanical and electrical engineering; conducting environmental assessments, covering ecology, hydrology, geology, acoustic, archaeology and aviation. The company has its operations in various geographical regions including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Turkey, the UK, Ireland, and the US. RES Canada is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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