Innergex and the Rivière-du-Loup RCM announce the commissioning of the 24.6 MW Viger-Denonville wind farm

Innergex and the Rivière-du-Loup RCM announce the commissioning of the 24.6 
MW Viger-Denonville wind farm 


    --  First project from the 2009 community call for power to be
        commissioned
    --  Electricity to power approximately 4,000 Quebec households each
        year
    --  Commissioning completed on time and on budget

LONGUEUIL, QC, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. 
(TSX:INE) ("Innergex" or the "Corporation") and the Rivière-du-Loup 
Regional County Municipality ("RCM") announce the commissioning of the 
24.6MW Viger-Denonville wind farm located in Quebec, Canada.

"Commissioning this wind farm is a source of great pride for the Rivière-du 
Loup RCM. It is the result of great teamwork and the realization of a vision 
for the development of our region. During its operation, this wind farm is 
expected to generate direct financial benefits totalling approximately 
$22.0million over 20 years for the 12shareholder-municipalities", declares 
Michel Lagacé, Warden of the RCM.

"As manager and co-owner of the Viger-Denonville wind farm, we are very 
pleased to have realized this project in partnership with the Rivière-du-Loup 
RCM", states Michel Letellier, President and Chief Executive Officer of the 
Corporation. "This marks the first project from the 250 MW in wind energy from 
community projects awarded by Hydro-Quebec in 2009 to reach commissioning", 
adds Mr. Letellier.

Developed by Parc éolien communautaire Viger-Denonville, s.e.c., a joint 
venture owned 50/50 by the Corporation and the Rivière-du-Loup RCM, the 
24.6MW Viger-Denonville wind farm comprising 12 wind turbines is located 
entirely on private lands in the Quebec municipalities of 
Saint-Paul-de-la-Croix and Saint-Épiphane. Construction began in the spring 
of 2013 and was completed in early November, on time and on budget, notably as 
a result of the exceptional work and active collaboration of the turbine 
manufacturer Repower Systems Inc., the engineering, procurement and 
construction contractor Boréa Construction, and the project team. The wind 
farm's average annual production is estimated to reach 67,600MWh, enough to 
power approximately 4,000Quebec households each year. In its first full year 
of operation, it is expected to generate revenues and Adjusted EBITDA of 
approximately $10.3million and $8.4million respectively. All of the 
electricity it will produce is covered by a 20-year fixed-price power purchase 
agreement with Hydro-Québec obtained under that province's 2009 Request for 
Proposals and providing for an annual adjustment to the selling price based on 
a portion of the Consumer Price Index.

About the Rivière-du-Loup RCM

The Rivière-du-Loup RCM is an autonomous supranational organization created 
more than 30 years ago. Its administrative boundaries cover an area of 
1,265.45 km(2) comprising 13 local municipalities and a population of 34,299 
people. Over the years, new legal and administrative responsibilities have 
been added to its original mandate of land use planning, such that today the 
MRC has become an essential actor in the economic, social and cultural 
development of the territory.

About Innergex Renewable Energy Inc.

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX: INE) is a leading Canadian independent 
renewable power producer. Active since 1990, the Company develops, owns and 
operates run-of-river hydroelectric facilities, wind farms and solar 
photovoltaic farms and carries out its operations in Quebec, Ontario and 
British Columbia and in Idaho, USA. Its portfolio of assets currently consists 
of: (i) interests in 30 operating facilities with an aggregate net installed 
capacity of 629MW (gross 1,096MW), including 23 hydroelectric operating 
facilities, six wind farms, and one solar photovoltaic farm; (ii) interests in 
seven projects under development or under construction with an aggregate net 
installed capacity of 252MW (gross 388MW), for which power purchase 
agreements have been secured; and (iii) prospective projects with an aggregate 
net capacity totaling 2,900 MW (gross 3,125MW). Innergex Renewable Energy 
Inc. is rated BBB- by S&P and BB (high) by DBRS (unsolicited rating).

The Corporation's strategy for building shareholder value is to develop or 
acquire high-quality facilities generating sustainable cash flows and 
providing a high return on invested capital, and to distribute a stable 
dividend.

Non-IFRS Measures Disclaimer

Investors are cautioned that Adjusted EBITDA is not a measure recognized by 
IFRS and has no meaning prescribed by it, and therefore may not be comparable 
to those presented by other issuers. Innergex believes that this indicator is 
important, as it provides management and the reader with additional 
information about its cash generation capabilities and facilitates the 
comparison of results over different periods. References to "Adjusted EBITDA" 
are to operating revenues less operating expenses, general and administrative 
expenses and prospective project expenses. Investors are cautioned that this 
non-IFRS measure should not be construed as an alternative to net earnings as 
determined in accordance with IFRS.

Forward-Looking Information Disclaimer

This press release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of 
securities legislation. All information and statements other than statements 
of historical facts contained in this press release are forward-looking 
information. Such statements and information may be identified by looking for 
words such as "about", "approximately", "may", "believes", "expects", "will", 
"intend", "should", "plan", "predict", "potential", "project", "anticipate", 
"estimate", "continue" or similar words or the negative thereof or other 
comparable terminology.

The forward-looking information includes forward-looking financial information 
or financial outlook, within the meaning of securities laws, such as the 
estimated electricity production, operating revenues and Adjusted EBITDA to 
inform investors of the potential financial impact of the Viger-Denonville 
wind farm on the Corporation's results. Such information may not be 
appropriate for other purposes.

The forward-looking information is based on certain key expectations and 
assumptions made by Innergex as of the date of this press release, including 
expectations and assumptions concerning performance of the facility, as well 
as estimates, forecasts, and opinions of the Corporation. Although Innergex 
believes that the expectations and assumptions on which such forward-looking 
information is based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on 
the forward-looking information since no assurance can be given that they will 
prove to be correct. Actual results could differ materially from those 
currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. These include, but 
are not limited to changes in wind regimes, variability of project performance 
and related penalties, equipment failure, and other risks generally 
attributable to the business of Innergex. For additional information with 
respect to risks and uncertainties, refer to the Annual Information Form of 
Innergex filed on SEDAR's website at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking 
information contained herein is made as of the date of this press release and 
the Corporation does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any 
forward-looking information, whether as a result of events or circumstances 
occurring after the date hereof, unless required by legislation.



SOURCE  Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. 
Marie-Josée Privyk, CFA, SIPC Director - Investor Relations 450928-2550, 
ext. 222 mjprivyk@innergex.com www.innergex.com 
Media relations:  Julie Boudreau Director - Public Affairs 450 928-2550, ext. 
335 jboudreau@innergex.com  Michel Lagacé Warden of the Rivière-du-Loup RCM 
Cell.: 418 868-9313 Tel.: 418 867-2485   
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