EDF Renewables Canada

Energy & Expertise Throughout Canada

Caring for communities and the climate.

EDF Renewables Canada has been developing and operating clean energy projects across the country since 2008. With head offices in Montreal and Toronto, our 100+ employees across Canada focus on ways to build high-quality power projects by establishing long-term business relationships with people who share our mission of delivering renewable solutions to lead the transition to a sustainable energy future.

The nature of our business directly benefits the environment and our commitment doesn’t stop in the field. We also consider the environment where we work and live. It is a critical part of our culture to take environmental initiatives wherever possible in our host communities.

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Cory Basil
Vice President Development


Cory joined the EDF Renewables team in 2010. In his role as Vice President of Development, Cory leads the company’s Canadian and US NorthEast development efforts and is responsible for assembling a portfolio of wind, solar and storage energy projects. Today this portfolio exceeds 2000 MW of wind and solar farms commissioned, under construction or contracted including the 177 MWac Morris Ridge Solar Energy Center which was recently contracted by NYSERDA.

Cory has built his career in the renewable energy industry with experience in business development, permitting, marketing, finance, procurement, construction, and project management. Prior to his current role, Cory led a team that developed a portfolio of renewable energy projects across Canda as Vice President of Project Development. Cory’s accomplishments include the development of Canada’s most easterly wind farm in Fermeuse, Newfoundland.

Cory is the former Chair of the board of the Canadian Wind Energy Association. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario in London and lives in Toronto, Canada.

1,940+ MW

In 2008, we entered the Canadian market with a 23.4 MW solar project in Ontario and since then have developed over 1,940 MWs of renewable energy across the country.

6,000 MW
in pipeline

We continue to expand our energy expertise with projects in various stages of development throughout Canada.


Invested in Canada since 2008, including support of local wildlife habitats for bats, honey bees, and Monarch butterflies.