Kruger Energy ccommissions 100-MW Quebec wind farm
Sep 12, 2013 - Canadian green energy projects developer Kruger Energy Inc yesterday said it had celebrated the start-up of its 100-MW Monteregie wind park in Quebec, its first in the Canadian province.
The CAD-300-million (USD 291m/EUR 219m) wind scheme includes of 44 wind turbines in five municipalities in Quebec’s Monteregie region. It is estimated to produce enough electricity to meet the needs of 10,000 households, according to Kruger Energy. The output will be sold to local utility Hydro-Quebec Distribution under a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA).
Wind turbine installation was launched in July 2011. Kruger Energy partnered with German wind turbine maker Enercon, Canadian general contractor Black & McDonald, detail engineering firm S M Group International and civil contracting firm LA Hebert during the construction phase of the project.
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