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Avignonet-Lauragais

Developed in two phases, Avignonet-Lauragais wind farm includes 12 turbines totalling 13 MW of installed capacity. It is Boralex's first wind farm, which the first phase of 8 MW was commissoned on November, 2002, and the second phase of 5 MW was commissionned on February, 2008. The wind farm is located in the Commune of Avignonet-Lauragais in the department of Haute-Garonne in France's Southwestern region.

The wind farm is paired with Boralex's Avignonet-Lauragais solar park which forms the first mix energy site in France. 

Wind
In operation
POWER 13 MW
Turbines 12 turbines (10 Nordex N50 and 2 Enercon E70)
Rotor speed 23 and 21.5/rpm
Rotor diameter 50 and 70 m
Nacelle height 50 and 65 m
Blades length 25 and 35 m
Weight per turbine 103 and 336 t
Client Électricité de France
Term of power purchase agreement 15 years contract for both phases (Phase I: 2002-2017, Phase II: 2008-2023)
Commissionning Phase I (8 MW): November 2002, Phase II (4.5 MW): February 2008
Equivalence in homes supplied with electricity annually¹ 3,853 homes
Equivalence in tons of CO2 avoided annually¹ 1,715 tons of CO2

¹ International Energy Agency (IEA) 2013