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Le Granit

Installed capacity:24.6 MW
Number of turbines:12
Commissioning:2014

Le Granit wind farm was jointly commissioned along with La Mitis wind farm in Québec for its local Canadian subsidiary, EDF EN Canada. These two power plants have a total installed capacity of almost 50 MW. They are part of the construction programme assigned to EDF EN Canada by Hydro-Quebec Distribution to supply one gigawatt of wind power.

Le Granit wind farm is located in the Regional County Municipality (RCM) of Le Granit in the Estrie region. With an installed capacity of 24.6 MW, the wind farm comprises 12 Senvion wind turbines of 2.05 MW each.

EDF EN Canada owns 70% of Le Granit and La Mitis. The remaining 30% belongs to the respective energy company of each RCM. The energy generated by these two wind farms is supplied to Hydro-Québec Distribution under a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement.