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Boralex Inc., Gaz Metro and Valener Inc. have commissioned an additional 141 MW of the Seigneurie de Beaupre Wind Farms project in Quebec, thus finalizing the first phase of the project.

The 272 MW Phase I features 126 Enercon wind turbines, and the first 64 turbines (131 MW) were commissioned in late November. According to the project partners, Phase I required 1.5 million hours of work to erect the turbines, more than 30 local businesses in the Cote-de-Beaupre region took part in construction, and the project represents C$750 million in investments.

The 68 MW Phase II is slated to be commissioned next year, and a 25 MW community project will complete the 365 MW Seigneurie de Beaupre Wind Farms project in 2015.



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