Canadian Manufacturing

Quebec’s Napec secures $245M worth of cleantech, energy contracts

Company's subsidiaries secured contracts for a range of projects across U.S. and Canada



DRUMMONDVILLE, Que—Napec Inc., an energy company based outside of Montreal, has announced it has won a range of cleantech, electricity transmission and gas distribution network contracts valued at approximately $245 million.

Ranging across the U.S. and Canada, the contracts include everything from the installation of photovoltaics to the maintenance of power lines.

“These contracts demonstrate the wide extent of NAPEC’s service offering and geographical coverage, as well as our solid relationships with leading utility service providers,” the company’s president and CEO, Pierre Gauthier, said.

Riggs Distler & Company, Inc.—a U.S.-based subsidiary of the company—won the majority of the work, while a Canadian subsidiary, Thirau Inc., pulled in approximately $12.9 million in new work.

According to the company, the contracts include:

  • A five-year contract to provide construction and maintenance services for the gas distribution network of a major utility service provider in Pennsylvania.
  • Two contracts to install photovoltaic systems in New Jersey, representing a total capacity of 12. megawatts.
  • A contract from Mid-West utility service provider to rebuild a 22-mile section of an electricity transmission line.
  • A two-year blanket contract to provide construction and maintenance services for the electricity transmission network of a major utility service provider in New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
  • A two-year contract to provide construction and maintenance services for the overhead electricity distribution network of a major utility service provider in New Jersey, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
  • A contract from Hydro-Québec for the construction of a 230kV line to connect the Rivière-Nouvelle wind farm, in the Gaspésie region, to the electricity transmission network.
  • The renewal by Hydro-Québec of a contract for the construction, maintenance and modification, on demand, of overhead electricity distribution networks in Québec.
  • A contract from an electricity distribution company in Ontario to provide construction and maintenance services for its overhead and underground networks.

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