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TransCanada Corp. has announced the completion of the Quebec-based Gros-Morne wind farm, the final phase of Cartier Wind Energy. The 111 MW wind farm was completed one month ahead of schedule.

The five phases of Cartier Wind Energy have a total capacity of 590 MW. All of the power produced by the project is sold to Hydro-Quebec under 20-year power purchase agreements. According to the company, Cartier is the largest wind farm in Canada and is owned by TransCanada (62%) and Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (38%).

"We're pleased to announce the full completion of Cartier Wind Energy, demonstrating progress in increasing the supply and availability of renewable emission-free energy," says Russ Girling, TransCanada's president and CEO. "Combined with the rest of our power portfolio, TransCanada is now providing emissions-free electricity to more than 2.5 million homes in North America."



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