in News Departments > Projects & Contracts
print the content item

The Baie-des-Sables Wind Energy Project, completed by Longueuil, Quebec-based Cartier Wind Energy, has been selected to receive more than C$31 million over 10 years through the Canadian government's ecoENERGY for Renewable Power initiative.

The Baie-des-Sables Wind Energy Project comprises 73 GE 1.5 MW turbines, with a total capacity of 109.5 MW. The project is the first of six planned by Cartier Wind Energy. When all the projects are operational, Cartier Wind Energy will be the largest producer of wind power in the province of Quebec, with a capacity of some 740 MW, the company adds.

"Canada must find a balance between energy production and the protection of our health and the environment," says Minister of Natural Resources Gary Lunn, who made the official funding announcement. "Funding for the Baie-des-Sables Wind Energy Project sends a clear signal that our government is committed to increase the supply of clean, renewable energy for Canadians while helping Canada's wind power industry grow."

Mortenson Construction_id2024

Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Canadian Wind Industry Urges For More Federal Support

The Canadian Wind Energy Association says the country's federal government, once a big industry supporter, should again back wind power.


Wind And Solar Helped California Grid During Challenging Summer

According to the California Independent System Operator, the state suffered from heat waves and drought this year, and wind power played a "significant role" in keeping the lights on.


Recapping The Wind Industry's Third-Quarter Deals

Mercom Capital Group recaps investment and merger and acquisition activity during July, August and September.


Yearly Installed Capacity Figures Already Beat 2013 Numbers, More Wind On The Way: AWEA

While the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) lobbies Congress to extend the production tax credit, the association notes wind projects now under construction signal a vibrant 2015.


Yahoo Inks Contract To Buy Kansas Wind Power

The Internet company plans to log in to the Alexander wind project, which is being built by community developer OwnEnergy.

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
Renewable NRG_id1934
BG 2015DblBox_id2032