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Press release from CNW Group

Boralex puts into operation three new sites in France

Monday, October 04, 2010

Boralex puts into operation three new sites in France14:57 EDT Monday, October 04, 2010 MONTREAL, Oct 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Boralex Inc. (" Boralex ") is proud to announce the commissioning of three new wind farms with an installed capacity totaling nearly 50 MW. All located in France, the Ronchois, Chasse-Marée and Le Grand Camp sites respectively have an installed capacity of 30 MW, 9.2 MW and 10 MW.  The addition of these new sites brings Boralex's wind sector to a total installed capacity of 210 MW, including 160 MW in France. To this end, Mr. Patrick Lemaire, President and Chief Executive Officer mentions that: "France remains a strategic geographical area for the development of Boralex and we plan to pursue our growth there in the coming years."  He also adds: ''We rely on our European Partnership with Cube Infrastructure to continue growing in this region." About BoralexBoralex is a major independent power producer whose core business is the development and operation of power stations that generate renewable energy. Employing over 300 people, the Corporation operates 31 power stations with a total installed capacity of 460 megawatts ("MW") in Canada, in the North-eastern United States and in France. In addition, the Corporation has, alone or with its European and Canadian partners, power projects under development that will add close to 300 MW of power, of which almost 100 MW will come online by the end of fiscal 2010. Boralex is distinguished by its diversified expertise and in-depth experience in three power generation segments - wind, hydroelectric and thermal. Boralex also holds a 73% interest in Boralex Power Income Fund, which has 10 power stations with a total installed capacity of 190 MW in Québec and the United States. These sites are managed by Boralex. Boralex shares and convertible debentures are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BLX. More information is available at www.boralex.com or www.sedar.com . For further information: <table><tr valign="top"><td align="left">Ms. Patricia Lemaire<br/>Director, Publics Affairs and Communications<br/>Boralex Inc.<br/>514-985-1353<br/><a href="mailto:patricia.lemaire@boralex.com">patricia.lemaire@boralex.com</a></td></tr></table>