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Only one PV project to compete in Quebec’s 780 MW renewables tender

The 40 MW solar park is under development by Saint-Augustin Canada Electric Inc and planned to be located in Bas Saint Laurent, with completion scheduled for October 2026. Wind and hydropower were the prevailing sources in the procurement exercise.


Quebec publishes draft documents for 1.3 GW tender

The Canadian provincial government’s Green Economy Plan, launched in November 2020, envisages a 37.5% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions en route to net zero by mid century.


Quebec’s first solar plants come online

State-owned utility Hydro-Quebec has deployed its first 10 MW of ground-mounted solar to test the technology at the province’s latitude.


Quebec as a big battery for the northeastern US

Researchers at MIT say the immense hydropower resources of the Canadian province could be used as storage to even out the supply of intermittent renewables generation in New England and New York state.


Large-scale solar arrives in Quebec

State-owned utility Hydro-Quebec will deploy its first 10 MW of ground-mounted solar to test the technology at the province’s latitude. The hydropower company is also using storage to better manage winter peak demand. Bifacial modules will be included in both projects.

Quebec’s new energy strategy includes large-scale solar

The Canadian province’s first pilot solar park will be built by local hydropower producer and utility Hydro-Quebec. The region is also preparing to support solar distributed generation through net metering.


Canada’s Potentia Renewables secures $78 million financing from La Caisse

Quebec’s investment fund has agreed to provide Ontario-based rooftop solar specialist with CA$ 107 million ($78.0 million) in debt financing.

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