Enercon Signs 345 MW Agreement For Canadian Wind Energy Projects

Under the agreement, the company will supply EP3 turbines for two projects in Canada.


Germany-based Enercon GmbH, one of the world’s leading and largest wind turbine manufacturer has taken another step towards its goal of increased focus on international markets after reaching an agreement to supply 345 MW capacity of it’s E-138 EP3 wind turbines for a Canadian wind energy projects.

“Over the past few months we have seen a lot of momentum for the new EP3 platform in different international markets”, says Hans-Dieter Kettwig, Managing Director of Enercon GmbH. “We are delighted that Enercon has been chosen to supply the turbines in Canada. This shows that the new efficient, compact and cost optimised EP3 platform is well suited for our international markets.”

Under the agreement, the company will supply EP3 turbines for two projects in Canada. Given the quantity and dimensions of the turbines and its components, international procurement and optimised logistics will be of particular importance. In addition to supplying the turbines, Enercon has been awarded a long-term service contract that will ensure the new EP3 platform will perform to the company’s industry-leading availability standards.

With more than 2,200 MW of installed capacity in eight provinces across Canada, the German wind manufacturer is looking forward to further expanding its presence in this market.

“Canada has a great wind regime. Renewable energy – and wind energy in particular – are well suited to help the provincial and federal governments fulfill their necessary carbon emission reduction goals by further electrifying the economy. ENERCON is proud to have the right technology to be a part of this challenge and the EP3 positions us well for the upcoming procurement processes”, states Michael Weidemann, Executive Vice-President of Enercon Canada Inc.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.