|Developer:||EDF EN Canada|
|Owner:||EDF EN Canada|
|Operation and Maintenance:||EDF Renewables|
|Power Purchaser:||Hydro Quebec|
|System Size:||24.6 MW|
|Date of Operation:||November 2014|
The 24.6 MW Le Granit Wind Project represents a joint-ownership undertaking formed by EDF EN Canada and Énergie du Granit, a company wholly owned by the MRC du Granit and 16 of its municipalities. Énergie du Granit Inc. owns 30 percent of the project while EDF EN Canada holds the remaining 70 percent. The project declared commercial operation in November 2014.
Located on the lands of the municipality of Saint-Robert Bellarmin, in MRC du Granit, administrative region of Estrie, Le Granit Community Wind Project is comprised of 12 turbines supplied by Senvion. The electricity generated is delivered to Hydro-Québec Distribution under a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement.