- Published: 26 November 2009 26 November 2009
REpower Systems AG has signed a framework contract with EDF Energies Nouvelles and RES Canada which comprises the delivery of up to 954MW for five projects in the Canadian province of Québec, currently developed by the consortium Saint-Laurent Énergies.
The contract guarantees a minimum purchase capacity of 748MW. In May 2008, Saint-Laurent Énergies with REpower as turbine supplier was awarded the contract tendered by Hydro-Québec Distribution for five wind farm projects across Québec, comprising of up to 477 REpower MM82/92 wind turbines to be installed between 2011 and 2015. REpower is also responsible for commissioning the turbines. At least 60% of the total investment will be made in Québec, 30% will be for the local manufacturing of components such as rotor blades, towers and electrical converters.