Wind, hydroelectric, solar and thermal projects | Boralex

The municipality of Frampton owns 33.3% of Frampton Community wind farm and 66.7% by Boralex. The project is located on private land in the municipality of Frampton, in Chaudière-Appalaches, Quebec. The project consist of 12 Enercon E-82 turbines and is covered by a power sales contract with Hydro-Québec. With a 20-year term, the contract was awarded under the Hydro-Québec Distribution request for proposals for 250 MW of wind power in 2009. The project has excellent wind power potential and easy interconnection. Moreover, the environmental impact is low.

In operation
Turbines 12 Enercon E-82
Rotor speed 19.5 /rpm
Rotor diameter 92 meters
Nacelle height 83 meters
Blades length 38.8 meters
Weight per turbine 210 tons
Client Hydro-Québec | 20 years contract (2015-2035)
Commissionning December 15, 2015
Equivalence in individuals supplied with electricity annually1 5,380 persons
Equivalence in tons of CO2 avoided annually1 33,400 tons of CO2

¹ International Energy Agency (IEA) 


Frampton, Chaudière-Appalaches region, Québec

Development milestones

  • January 12, 2015 : Boralex’s project acquisition announcement
  • February 3, 2015 : Boralex’s and the municipality of Frampton’s first open house
  • Mid-March 2015 : Start of construction work
  • December 15, 2015 : Commissioning