• Christian Babin

    North America, Europe, and Beyond for Gaspé-based B&B Brake Pads

    8 January 2017

    B&B High Performance Brake Pads has recently made a breakthrough into a unique market in North America. Previously, brake pads for utility-scale wind turbines had to be imported from Europe. The young Gaspé-based company has invested five years of R&D and 3 million dollars to identify the optimal metallurgical formula. Further details Radio-Canada (in French only) Further details Journal de

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    Innergex Begins Operations At 150 MW Quebec Wind Farm

    30 December 2016

    Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. and the three Mi’gmaq communities of Quebec have announced that the 150 MW Mesgi’g Ugju’s’n wind farm, located in Gaspesie, Quebec, has begun commercial operation. As reported, the project is owned by the Mesgi’g Ugju’s’n Wind Farm LP, an entity controlled 50-50 by the three Mi’gmaq communities of Quebec – Gesgapegiag, Gespeg and Listuguj – and

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    Urgent Need for Skilled Workforce at LM Wind Power in Gaspé

    21 December 2016

    From a company on the verge of shutting down following a freeze in calls for tenders in Quebec to a rapidly-expanding enterprise, blade manufacturer LM Wind Power in Gaspé is now faced with an urgent need for qualified labour. After signing a major contract with an United States company last August, the manufacturer brought 125 new employees on board. Since

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    Major Project for Groupe FabDelta

    19 December 2016

    FabDelta, a division of New Richmond-based Fabrication Delta, will undertake a project valued at $6.4M. Ottawa and Québec City are contributing a total of $3M. Amongst other things, the project calls for the expansion of an industrial building and the purchase of specialized equipment to construct 46 wind turbine hubs. These components will be manufactured for Ontario-based Siemens Wind Power.

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    Western Canadian Market: New Target of Quebec Wind Industry Businesses

    9 November 2016

    The TechnoCentre éolien and the Wind Energy Cluster can say “Mission accomplished!” The ten companies that participated in the trade mission held on the sidelines of the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA) Annual Conference and Exhibition benefited from a personalized business marketing and networking service that allowed them to enter into contact with some of the most important wind energy

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    Gaspé Know-how Being Exported to Cuba?

    26 September 2016

    Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard was recently on a trade mission to Cuba, where he met with several local social and economic stakeholders.  In one of the many photos published on the Premier’s newswire, if you look closely enough, you can see a familiar face – that of the director of the ACCORD Wind Energy Cluster.  Indeed, Dave Lavoie was there

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    Ohmega Group Inks Two New Contracts in the Wind Sector

    25 August 2016

    The Gaspé-based company obtained a contract in the context of the construction of the 224 MW Nicolas-Riou project in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region pursuant to Hydro-Québec’s most recent wind power tender. The Ohmega Group has also secured a three-year contract for the remote control of a 3 MW wind turbine used to power the Raglan nickel mine operated by Glencore in northern Quebec.

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    Senvion célèbre son premier 1000 MW installé au Québec

    8 December 2015

    Avec la mise en service du parc éolien du Mont Rothery (Murdochville), Senvion Canada Inc. célèbre l’atteinte des 1000  mégawatts d’énergie éolienne installée au Québec. Un exploit réalisé en seulement 5 ans ! Cet accomplissement marque une autre étape pour le turbinier qui se positionne maintenant dans l’un des deux plus importants fournisseurs de turbines dans la province, renforçant du

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    TechnoCentre éolien selected to optimize production of Senvion wind turbines in icing conditions

    7 December 2015

    In partnership with Senvion Canada, the TechnoCentre éolien (TCE) will carry out a project over the next three years that aims to optimize the control function of Senvion MM wind turbines in icing conditions. The objective consists of maximizing energy production while minimizing risk to the structural integrity of the turbine and its components. TCE intends to help improve icing

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    Canada’s wind energy industry reaches another significant milestone

    15 June 2015

    As Global Wind Day celebrations take place around the globe the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased to announce that Canada’s wind energy industry has taken another significant leap forward. With the commissioning of the K2 Wind Power Project in southwestern Ontario this month, Canada has now become the 7th country in the world to surpass 10,000 MW of

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