29 Jul '16, 1pm

Canada provides #windenergy opportunities: Senvion installs its first 3 MW turbine in N.A.

Canada provides #windenergy opportunities: Senvion installs its first 3 MW turbine in N.A.

The new turbine has a rated output of 3.2 MW, a hub height of 100 metres and a rotor diameter of 114 metres. It is the first of 46 turbines to be installed at the Mesgi'g Ugju's'n (MU) Wind Farm (a 50-50 partnership between the three Mi'gmaq Nations of Quebec and developer Innergex). The 3.2M114 has been in service in Europe since 2012, and has been specially adapted for North American requirements. It is fully equipped with a hot air anti-icing system to be able to produce a maximum amount of yield even in harsh climates, and is one of the quietest turbines in its class. It is also the largest turbine to be installed to date in Canada. “Senvion's North American fleet is comprised of over 1100 MM92 turbines that have made us strong and successful across the continent” said Helmut Herold, CEO of Senvion in North America. “With the arrival and installation of the 3.2M114 we ...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/article/senvion-in...

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