in News Departments > Projects & Contracts
print the content item

Longueuil, Quebec-based Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. has announced that the Quebec government has authorized the construction of three Cartier Wind Energy wind farms.

With construction set to begin in 2010, commercial operation is expected to begin in November 2011 for Montagne-Seche, as well as for the first phase of Gros-Morne. The second phase of Gros-Morne has an expected commercial operation start date of November 2012.

The Montagne-Seche wind farm consists of 39 turbines, with a total installed capacity of 58.5 MW. Once the two phases are completed, the Gros-Morne wind farm will include 141 turbines, with a total installed capacity of 211.5 MW.

Innergex holds 38% of the Cartier projects in undivided co-ownership, and 50% of Cartier Wind Energy, which is responsible for managing the construction and the operation of the wind farms.

SOURCE: Innergex Renewable Energy Inc.


Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Senate Passes Tax Extenders Bill With Wind PTC Extension

The legislation, which passed in the U.S. House earlier this month, will renew the critical production tax credit through the end of 2014 - giving developers only about two weeks left to start construction.


Transmission Study Shows Nebraska Could Handle A Lot More Wind Power

A new report released by the Nebraska Power Review Board finds that the state already has enough infrastructure to accommodate at least 2 GW of additional wind generation.


Can Wind Energy And Birds Coexist? Environmental Group Says Yes

The Environmental Defense Fund, a supporter of responsible wind energy development, points out ways to help mitigate impacts of turbines on birds and bats.


Another Study Finds Wind Turbines Do Not Affect Nearby Property Values

Research conducted by the University of Guelph focused on regions in Ontario, and the conclusion echoes that of previous studies.


Too Little, Too Late? U.S. House Approves Wind PTC Extension

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a tax extenders package that would renew the wind production tax credit (PTC) and about 50 other expired tax breaks through 2014. The wind industry argues the short-term fix is virtually no fix at all.

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015