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The Calmont wind farm, located in France's Occitanie region, includes 7 turbines totalling 14 MW of installed capacity. The project was commissoned at the end of 2015 and is coverded by a 15-year power purchase agreement with Électricité de France (EDF).

Calmont wind farm is located a few kilometers from Boralex's Avignonet-Lauragais mixed energy station which leads to some interesting opereting synergies.

Wind
In operation
POWER 14 MW
Turbines 7
Rotor diameter 92 m
Nacelle height 126 m
Blades length 45 m
Commissionning 2015
Equivalence in homes supplied with electricity annually1 Around 10,000 homes

¹ International Energy Agency (IEA) 2013

Location

The wind farm is located on three Communes: Calmont, Aignes and Gibel, which belongs to the CoLaurSud Community of Communes in the Haute-Garonne Department in the Occitanie region in France.

Development milestones

  • Summer 2014 : Acquisition of project rights
  • End of 2014 : Selection of turbine supplier
  • Beginning of 2015 : Project financing and start of construction
  • Summer 2015 : Turbine delivery
  • End of 2015 : Commissioning