Energy News  





. Hydro-Quebec Awards Four Wind Projects To The St-Laurent Energies Consortium

File image.
by Staff Writers
Montreal, Canada (SPX) May 06, 2008
The St-Laurent Energies consortium, consisting of EDF Energies Nouvelles, HYDROMEGA Services and RES Canada, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded five wind projects by Hydro-Quebec Distribution, representing a total capacity of 954 Megawatts (MW). St-Laurent Energies submitted its bids in association with REpower Systems AG, a world-renown manufacturer of wind turbines, utilizing its 2 MW model.

These five projects represent a total investment in excess of $2 billion and will significantly contribute to the Quebec economy, most notably in the regions of Gaspesie-Iles-de-la-Madeleine and the regional county (MRC) of Matane.

- At least 60% of the total investment, or more than $1.2 billion will be spent in Quebec, including:

- The manufacture of blades, towers and power converters in the regions of Gaspesie-Iles-de-la-Madeleine and the regional county (MRC) of Matane, representing a total spend of over $500 million in these areas.

The wind projects will be placed into service between December 2011 and December 2015 and are situated in the following regional counties (MRC):

- Minganie (Aguanish wind farm- 80 MW),

- Les Etchemins et Bellechasse (Massif-du-Sud wind farm - 150 MW),

- La Matapedia et La Mitis (Lac-Alfred wind farm - 300 MW),

- Charlevoix et Le Fjord-du-Saguenay (Riviere-du-Moulin wind farm - 350 MW)

- Charlevoix-Est (Clermont wind farm - 74 MW)

The annual production of these five projects will exceed 3 billion kWh of emission-free electricity. This is the equivalent of the annual average electricity requirements of some 220,000 Quebec households, or the population of the region of Quebec City.

St-Laurent Energies will be finalizing power purchase agreements with Hydro-Quebec Distribution in the coming months, each of which must be approved by the Quebec Energy Board.

Prior to commencing construction, the consortium must obtain all required governmental permits, approvals and environmental authorizations as well as the appropriate municipal construction permits.

Community
Email This Article
Comment On This Article

Related Links
Hydromega Services
Powering The World in the 21st Century at Energy-Daily.com




Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison

Newsletters :: SpaceDaily Express :: SpaceWar Express :: TerraDaily Express :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News
Averox Adds Wind/Solar Generators For Telecom Base Stations
London, UK (SPX) May 05, 2008
Averox has announced that it has added the provision and installation of wind and solar powered generators for telecom base stations to its telecom services portfolio. "Averox has been providing telecom services on a turn key basis for some years to mobile operators to enable them to rapidly deploy base stations," said Mr. Salman Mahmood, Averox's President and CEO.

.
Get Our Free Newsletters Via Email
  



  • Rockefellers want independent chairman at ExxonMobil
  • Global warming: French scientists tweak carbon-storing powder
  • Hydro-Quebec Awards Four Wind Projects To The St-Laurent Energies Consortium
  • Designer Aviation Fuel May Provide Cleaner, Greener, Cheaper Alternative

  • Outside View: Nuke power future -- Part 2
  • Outside View: Nuke power future -- Part 1
  • Azerbaijan releases Russian shipment for Iran nuclear plant
  • Dispute over Russian shipment to Iran to be resolved soon: Baku

  • Methane Sources Over The Last 30,000 Years
  • Changing Jet Streams May Alter Paths Of Storms And Hurricanes
  • Viruses Keep Us Breathing
  • Carnegie Mellon Researchers To Curb CO2 Emissions

  • Greenpeace welcomes move to save Indonesia's forests
  • Asia's rainforests vanishing as timber, food demand surge: experts
  • Fire sweeps through Siberian forests
  • World's Oldest Living Tree Discovered In Sweden

  • Analysis: New crops alter food, fuel fight
  • From cartels to export curbs: gov'ts act on rice prices
  • Drought forces more than 10,000 Australian farmers off land: report
  • Analysis: Foreign firms oppose corn

  • Plug-In Hybrid School Bus Gains 70 Percent Improved Fuel Economy And Lower Emissions
  • In US, electronic repo device stalls cars of late payers
  • Renault's Ghosn says electric car draws Gulf interest
  • Sweden Strengthens Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle Development

  • Analysis: Can airplanes go green?
  • Belgian airline says it will cut costs, emissions by slowing down
  • Airbus, Boeing sign accord to cut air traffic impact on environment
  • Oil spike, cost of planes led to Oasis collapse: founders

  • Nuclear Power In Space - Part 2
  • Outside View: Nuclear future in space
  • Nuclear Power In Space

  • The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2007 - SpaceDaily.AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any Web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy Statement