- Published: 20 May 2008 20 May 2008
Renewable Energy Systems Americas, Inc. (RES-Americas) has announced the company has been awarded the construction rights to five utility scale wind projects with a total capacity of 954MW.
The projects will be located in the Canadian province of Québec and output will be sold to Hydro Québec Distribution. The project will be managed by RES Canada, an affiliate of RES-Americas. RES-Americas participated in the tender process as a member of the St-Laurent Énergies consortium, also comprised of EDF Energies Nouvelles, and Hydromega Services Inc. Each of the partners has a fractional ownership role in the project: EDF Energies Nouvelles (60%), RES-Americas (20%), and Hydromega Services Inc. (20%).?The development will be equipped with Repower 2MW turbines. The anticipated in-service dates for the project range from December 2011 through December 2015. Once completed, the development will represent a total investment exceeding US$ 2 billion.