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Des Moulins 1

The Des Moulins 1 wind farm is located on private land in the municipalities of Kinnears’ Mills, St‑Jean‑de‑Brébeuf and Thetford Mines, in Québec’s Chaudière‑Appalaches region. It is owned by the Caisse de dépôt et de placement du Québec (49%) and by Boralex (51%).

The farm operates 59 Enercon E‑82 wind turbines and has a 20‑year power supply contract with Hydro-Québec, awarded after a call for tenders, in 2005, to deliver 2,000 MW of wind power.

Wind
In operation
POWER 136 MW
TURBINES 59 Enercon E-82
Rotor speed 6-18 rpm
ROTOR DIAMETER 82 m
NACELLE HEIGHT 98 m
BLADES LENGTH 38.8 m
Turbines weight 135 t + tower
Client Hydro-Québec
COMMISSIONING December 7, 2013

News

On September 14, 2018, Boralex acquired the interests of Invenergy Renewables as part of a transaction to acquire Invenergy’s wind power project portfolio in Québec.