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Harnessing the power of the wind and converting it into clean, renewable energy is an amazing feat on its own, but when you're tasked with connecting that energy directly to the distribution grid, the challenge is significantly amplified.

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PROJECT SNAPSHOT

St. Philemon Wind Farm

30330 of electrical cable
600 loads of concrete poured in 8 days
400 tonne crane used during installation
3000 houses powered
1.7 kWh to be produced over 20 years
82 wingspan - equivalent to an airbus 310
1 wind farm connected to distribution lines in quebec
1 per year returning to surrounding municipalities
660000 of weight on each foundation

Solving unique challenges is what Jean-Francois Vallee and Mathieu Laflamme do best. Knowing that they've exceeded client expectations is just icing on the cake.

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Project Slideshow

Behind the scenes photos from the construction process

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Conducting final compliance verification of the meteorological mast.

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Starting construction of the access road and checking the 1st class excavated soil.

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Installation of the meteorological mast.

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Excavating the eletrical collector system.

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Difficult conditions for construction.

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Installation of support structures above the culvert for the electrical collector network.

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Blasting a section of the road to facilitate the delivery of equipment and components.

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Installation of the steel reinforcement of the foundation.

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Concrere pouring of the foundation of a wind turbine.

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Putting the electrical cable of the collector system in place.

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Transporting a section of a wind turbine tower.

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Preparing the crane before mounting.

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The fog slows down the installation work.

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Installation specialist working on the final details before the final assembly.

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Final inspection of the blades before mounting them.

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Installation of the rotor.

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The final product.

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The fog setting in.

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The completed substation connection.

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A wind turbine and the meteorological mast supplied and installed by WSP.

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View from the roof of the nacelle during inspection.

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Inspecting a blade in the middle of winter.

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Mountainous landscape of the Regional County Municipality of Bellechasse.

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The connecting station at dusk.

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