New Richmond is a 67.8MW 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 multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2013. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by TransAlta Renewables and Venterre NRG. The project is currently owned by TransAlta Renewables with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 177,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 11,000 households.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 2013.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Hydro-Quebec under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors involved

New Richmond (New Richmond Phase I A) is equipped with Enercon E-82 E2 / 2,000 kW turbines. The phase consists of 27 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

New Richmond (New Richmond Phase I B) is equipped with Enercon E-82 E2 / 2,300 kW turbines. The phase consists of 6 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

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About TransAlta Renewables

TransAlta Renewables Inc (TransAlta), a subsidiary of TransAlta Corp, is a renewable energy company that operates and develops hydro power, wind power, and gas power generation facilities. The company develops, owns, operates, and maintains a fleet of power generation assets in Canada. It also provides facilities such as Taylor Hydropower Station, Moose Rapids Hydropower Station, Belly River Hydropower Station, and Bone Creek Hydropower Station, among others. TransAlta operates New Richmond Wind Power Station, Castle River Wind Power Station, Macleod Flats Wind Power Station, South Hedland Gas Power Station, Parkeston Gas Power Station and Fortescue River Gas Pipeline, among others. The company operates in Canada and Australia. TransAlta is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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