Boralex announces the commissioning of the Bazougeais wind farm (France) – fr

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Boralex announces the commissioning of the Bazougeais wind farm (France) – fr


MONTREAL and PARIS, May 3, 2021 / CNW Telbec / – Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Company”) (TSX: BLX) announces the commercial commissioning of the Bazougeais wind farm, located in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany. It has an installed capacity of 12 MW.

Entry into force on May 1, 2021, the contract for difference for this wind farm has a term of 20 years. The wind farm has four Vestas V117 wind turbines with a unit capacity of 3 MW, with an estimated annual production of 30 GWh of electricity, ie the equivalent of the power consumed by around 10,000 French households.

With the commissioning of the Bazougeais wind farm, the first in 2021 for Boralex, the Company is taking a new step in the realization of the Growth objective of its strategic plan. More specifically, the goal is to achieve an installed capacity of 2,800 MW worldwide by 2023.

In France, this park also meets the objectives of the Brittany region within the framework of the Breton Electric Pact, whose aim is to provide a sustainable response to the challenges facing the region in securing an electricity supply.

“We are very happy to see the wind farm come to life. In addition to serving the general interest of its region, the development of the Bazougeais wind farm was based on consultation and support from the local population and the public administration. the collaborative approach is part of our corporate social responsibility. It allows us to maintain a good neighborly relationship in the regions ”, declared Nicolas Wolff, Vice-President and General Manager Boralex, L’Europe .

Due to the sale of the Blendecques cogeneration plant, Boralex’s installed capacity in France is now 1,040 MW and its total capacity worldwide is 2,455 MW.

About Boralex

Boralex develops, builds and operates renewable energy facilities Canada, France, the UK and United States. A leader in the Canadian market and From France The leading independent producer of onshore wind energy, the Company is recognized for its solid experience in optimizing its asset base in four types of energy production – wind, hydroelectric, thermal and solar. Boralex ensures sustainable growth by leveraging the expertise and diversification developed over 30 years. Boralex shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol BLX.

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SOURCE Boralex Inc.
For further information: Media: Isabelle Fontaine, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, Boralex Inc., 819 345-0043, [email protected]; Media – France (Agency), Virginie Raison, PR Consultant, Oxygen, 06 65 27 33 52, [email protected]; Investor Relations: Stéphane Milot, Senior Director – Investor Relations, Boralex Inc., 514-213-1045, [email protected]

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