The Rivière-du-Loup RCM honored for its Viger-Denonville community wind farm

At the Leadership Award ceremony, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy Pierre Moreau, Rivière-du-Loup MRC Prefect Michel Lagacé, Director General Raymond Duval, Mayors Gilles Couture, Louis-Marie Bastille, Vincent More, Ghislaine Daris, Renald Côté, Claire Bérubé and Michel Nadeau. Photo credit François Nadeau.

At the Gala des élus held as part of the annual congress of the Fédération québécoise des municipalités (FQM) on September 25, the Rivière-du-Loup MRC won the Municipal Leadership Award for its Viger-Denonville community wind farm project. Together with its partner Innergex, the Rivière-du-Loup RCM has succeeded in making the Viger-Denonville community wind farm an exemplary project in terms of landscape integration, social acceptability, significant economic spin-offs during construction and financial benefits for the host communities.