ENERCON has announced the official inauguration of WEC Tours Quebec Inc.'s concrete tower and power converter manufacturing facility, which is located in Matane, Quebec.
The new factory, which has approximately 15,000 square meters of production space, is set to produce 150 concrete towers and 200 E-Module converter assemblies annually. WEC Tours already provides employment to 130 people from around the Matane region. Emphasis has been on training the local workforce in specialized concrete technologies and advanced electronics assembly.
The new manufacturing facility in Matane is intended to allow ENERCON to meet its contractual requirements to supply approximately 1,250 MW of renewable energy from more than 560 wind turbines to Quebec over the next five years.