Boralex gets to 1.2 GW of installed renewables capacity in France
- Canadian company Boralex Inc (TSE: BLX) on Tuesday stated it has actually launched industrial operations at its 65-MW Moulins du Lohan wind farm in France's Brittany region, lifting its installed renewables capacity in the country to 1,200 MW.
Situated in the commune of Forges de Lanouee, Morbihan department, the wind farm contains 17 Vestas V126 turbines and is anticipated to produce enough power to cover the consumption of 60,000 regional citizens. The plant was installed throughout 11.4 hectares in the Lanouee forest.
Moulins du Lohan was amongst the champions in the November 2020 call for tenders for onshore wind projects by France's Commission de Regulation de l'Energie (CRE).
The commissioning of Moulins du Lohan has broadened Boralex's international renewable energy capacity in operation to 3 GW. "The success of this considerable milestone as well as our sped up growth verify we are on track to fulfill our development goals for 2025," stated Patrick Decostre, president and chief executive officer of Boralex.