About Kruger Energy

Sustainable energy development for a better world.

Founded in 2004, Kruger Energy specializes in the development and management of renewable energy power plants. We manage and operate 38 production sites, ranging from hydroelectric, wind and solar power facilities to biomass cogeneration plants, with a total installed capacity of 540 MW.

In only a few years, Kruger Energy has built an extensive portfolio of power plants, as well as put together a team of professionals who are determined to make their organization a model for the renewable energy sector.

As we continue to expand our portfolio across North America, we always focus on sustainable development, resource protection and social acceptability.

Highlights :

  • 540

    MW of installed capacity

  • 38

    Power plants in Canada and the U.S.

  • 2004

    In business since 2004

  • 500

    MW of prospective projects under development

Milestones

Strong Start

2004

  • When Kruger Inc. establishes Kruger Energy Inc. in 2004, its energy portfolio consists of three hydroelectric power plants and one biomass cogeneration plant.
  • In the spring of 2004, Kruger confirms that it will build a 23-MW biomass cogeneration plant to be commissioned in 2007 at its Brompton Newsprint Mill.
  • Kruger Energy ends 2004 with the acquisition of two hydroelectric plants in Virginia and New York.
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Winds of Success

2008

  • Kruger Energy builds its first wind power facility, namely the Port Alma Wind Farm in Chatham-Kent, Ontario. With 44 turbines, the Port Alma Wind Farm has an installed capacity of 101.2 MW.
  • The same year, Hydro-Québec selects Kruger Energy to build a wind farm in the Montérégie region, approximately 30 km from downtown Montréal.
  • Also in 2008, Kruger Energy implements a state-of-the-art control centre at its Montréal Head Office to remotely monitor its various facilities.
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Hydro Expansion

2009

  • In 2009, Kruger Energy acquires twenty small hydroelectric power plants in the United States.
  • As of that year, the Company’s hydro portfolio comprises 21 hydroelectric power plants located in four U.S. states, as well one in Québec and two in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Ontario Comes Back for More

2011

  • In June 2011, Kruger Energy completes the construction and commissioning of its second wind power facility in Ontario, the Kruger Energy Chatham Wind Farm.
  • Like its neighbouring Port Alma Wind Farm, the Chatham Wind Farm features 44 wind turbines for a total installed capacity of 101.2 MW.
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Social Acceptability at the Forefront

2013-2014

  • Kruger Energy’s commitment to the principles of social acceptabilityat its Montérégie Wind Farm is recognized with an award from the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA).
  • Kruger Energy also earns top honors in the “Wind Farm Developer and Operator” category at the 4th Québec Wind Industry Gala.
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Continued Expansion

2014 to 2018

  • In 2014, Kruger Energy adds 22 MW to its portfolio when it acquires the Zeballos hydroelectric project, located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
  • In 2015, Kruger Energy completes the development, construction and commissioning of a 50-MW solar energy complex in Southern California. The project was later sold to a major U.S. power company.
  • In 2017, Kruger Energy acquires the 3.4-MW Emeryville hydroelectric power plant in Fowler, New York.
  • Also in 2017, two fully operational rooftop solar projects with a combined capacity of 1.5 MW are acquired in North Carolina.
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