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Invenergy acquires Quebec wind project from 3Ci

The 156 mega-watt wind facility will power 50,000 homes

May 20, 2011  by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff

CHICAGO—Invenergy Wind has acquired the Des Moulins wind energy project in Quebec, Canada from wind developer 3Ci.

Once operational, Des Moulins will be a 156 mega-watt facility producing enough renewable energy to power more than 50,000 homes.

The project is located in the municipalities of Kinnear’s Mills, St-Jean-de-Brebeuf, and Thetford Mines, and is expected to begin commercial operation in 2013.  It has a 20-year power supply contract with Hydro-Quebec.

This will be Invenergy’s third wind project in Quebec. The 138.6 mega-watt Le Plateau Wind Energy Centre is under construction and scheduled for completion in 2011. The 23 mega-watt Le Plateau 2 Wind Energy Centre, an expansion of Le Plateau will be completed in 2013. Both projects have 20-year power purchase agreements with Hydro-Quebec.


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