Start of Construction of Port Ryerse Wind Farm

PORT RYERSE, ON, June 8, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Construction of Port Ryerse Wind Farm, developed by Boralex Inc. ("Boralex") (TSX: BLX), will begin June 13 and will last about 5 months. Located east of the hamlet of Port Ryerse in Norfolk County, Ontario, this project will have 4 turbines, with a total capacity of 10 MW and will create up to 50 jobs during the construction.

Port Ryerse Wind Farm, which represents an investment of $38.4 M, has been developed in response to the Government of Ontario's initiative to promote the development of renewable energy in the province. Commissioning of the wind farm is slated for November 2016.

To stay informed about the progress of the work or to learn more about the project, visit the Boralex website:
http://www.boralex.com/projects/portryerse

About Boralex
Boralex develops, builds and operates renewable energy power facilities in Canada, France and the United States. A leader in the Canadian market and France's largest independent producer of onshore wind power, the Corporation is recognized for its solid experience in optimizing its asset base in four power generation types — wind, hydroelectric, thermal and solar. Boralex ensures sustained growth by leveraging the expertise and diversification developed over the past 25 years. Boralex's shares and convertible debentures are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbols BLX and BLX.DB.A, respectively. More information is available at www.boralex.com or www.sedar.com.

 

SOURCE Boralex Inc.

For further information: Julie Cusson, Director, Public Affairs & Communications, Boralex inc., (514) 985-1353, julie.cusson@boralex.com


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