05. Dez 2016
Project is an equal partnership between a utility company and three native communities
47 Senvion wind turbines started spinning at a 150 MW windfarm in Quebec, Canada, as the turbine amnufacturer announces in a press release. It is the biggest First Nations windfarm in Canada and can power about 50,500 households with renewable energy for one year. The project is an equal partnership between Innergex and the three Mi'gmaq communities located in the region.
The windfarm features 46 Senvion 3.2M114 type turbines and one Senvion MM92 especially designed and engineered for cold climates and equipped with an anti-icing mechanism. The blades and towers were manufactured locally in Quebec, by LM Wind Power in Gaspé and Marmen in Matane.
Senvion is a leading global manufacturer of onshore and offshore wind turbines. The company develops, produces and markets wind turbines for almost any location - with rated outputs of 2 MW to 6.15 MW. The systems are designed at the Senvion TechCenter in Osterrönfeld and manufactured at its German plants in Husum (North Friesland), Trampe (Brandenburg) and Bremerhaven, as well as Portugal. With approximately 4,000 employees worldwide, the company makes use of the experience gained from the manufacture and installation of more than 6,600 wind turbines around the world. The company's operational subsidiary Senvion GmbH is based in Hamburg and represented by distribution partners, subsidiaries and participations in European markets such as France, Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK, Italy, Romania, Portugal, Sweden, and Poland as well as on a global level in the USA, China, Australia, Japan, India and Canada.
Find here the complete press release "Senvion starts operation of biggest First Nations windfarm in Canada".