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November 24, 2021

Seigneurie de Beaupre, Canada

By Carmen

Seigneurie de Beaupre is a 339.9MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Quebec, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 339.9 339.9 Active Quebec, Canada Boralex; Energir; Valener

Description

The project is developed by Boralex, Energir and Valener. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 60,000 households.

Development Status

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

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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. The contracted capacity is 339.3MW.

Contractors Involved

Enercon was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 154 turbines.

About Boralex

Boralex Inc (Boralex) is a renewable energy company. The company develops, builds, and operates renewable energy power facilities. Its asset portfolio includes wind, hydro, thermal, and solar projects. Boralex’s thermal power division produces power and steam at wood-residue fired power station and natural gas cogeneration power station. The company sells electricity under long term contracts. The company promotes environmental protection, biodiversity protection and conservation of natural habitats for the management of residual materials and reduction of air emissions. It also operates renewable energy power plants in France, Canada, the US and the UK. Boralex is headquartered in Kingsey Falls, Quebec, Canada.

About Energir

Energir LP (Energir) formerly Gaz Metro Limited Partnership (Gaz Metro), a subsidiary of Energir Inc., is a diversified energy company. It carries out the distribution and transportation of natural gas and electricity, through its subsidiaries and affiliates in Quebec and Vermont. The company also develops and operates energy projects, including natural gas as fuel, liquefied natural gas as a replacement for higher emission-producing energies, wind and solar power, and biomethane. Energir serves residential, industrial, commercial and institutional customers. It operates in Canada and the US. Energir is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

About Valener

Valener Inc (Valener), is a subsidiary of Noverco Inc, is an investment holding company. It focuses on the energy sector. Through its investments in energy portfolio, the company offers storage, distribution, transportation and allied energy services. The company has interest in Gaz Metro and is its limited partner. Gaz Metro carries out the distribution, transportation and storage of natural gas. It also manages wind power projects, including indirect interest in Seigneurie de Beaupre wind farms. The company offers energy related services to industrial, commercial and residential customers in the North America. Valener is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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