GDF Suez Selling Power From 99-Megawatt Wind Farm to BC Hydro

GDF Suez SA’s Canadian unit began selling electricity from a 99-megawatt wind farm in British Columbia to the provincial power authority.

The C$325 million ($293 million) Cape Scott project is now in operation on Vancouver Island and is jointly owned by GDF Suez Canada, Mitsui & Co. and Fiera Axium Infrastructure Inc., the French energy company said today in a statement.

The wind farm has 55 1.8-megawatt Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWS) turbines. BC Hydro agreed to purchase the power under a 20-year contract.

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