Projects & Contracts – Page 431

Horizon Inaugurates Prairie Star Wind Farm

Posted by NAW Staff on September 27, 2007

Horizon Wind Energy, a subsidiary of Energias de Portugal SA (EDP), has inaugurated the Prairie Star Wind Farm in southeastern Minnesota with 100.65 MW of installed generation power. The project – the first to be launched since EDP acquired Horizon [Read More]

NaiKun Installs Meteorological Station At Offshore Site

Posted by NAW Staff on September 26, 2007

NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. has installed a C$2.5 million marine meteorological station at its offshore project site in northwestern British Columbia under permit from the Haida Power Authority. The first 320 MW phase of the offshore project will be [Read More]

M-Power Secures Wind Rights For Community Project

Posted by NAW Staff on September 25, 2007

Finley, N.D.-based M-Power LLC has secured the wind rights necessary to develop the first phase of its community-owned wind energy project in eastern Griggs and western Steele counties. The first phase of the project will be located on 32 sections [Read More]

Appalachian Power Secures 75 MW From Camp Grove

Posted by NAW Staff on September 25, 2007

Appalachian Power Co., a subsidiary of Columbus, Ohio-based American Electric Power (AEP), has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Camp Grove Wind Farm LLC, a wind project that is majority owned by Orion Energy Group LLC. Appalachian Power [Read More]

AEP, MidAmerican Form Another JV To Build Transmission

Posted by NAW Staff on September 20, 2007

Columbus, Ohio-based American Electric Power (AEP) has formed a joint venture company with a subsidiary of Des Moines, Iowa-based MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. to build and own electric transmission assets. The joint venture, called Electric Transmission America LLC (ETA), will [Read More]

Green Light For Kittitas Valley Wind Power Project

Posted by NAW Staff on September 19, 2007

Gov. Chris Gregoire, D-Wash., has given her approval to the proposed Kittitas Valley Wind Power Project (KVWPP), which Horizon Wind Energy, a subsidiary of Energias de Portugal S.A., plans to construct northwest of Ellensburg in central Washington. In June, Gregoire [Read More]

AES To Begin Construction On Buffalo Gap III

Posted by NAW Staff on September 19, 2007

AES Corp., an Arlington, Va.-based generator and distributor of electric power, plans to begin construction of Buffalo Gap III, a 170 MW expansion of its Buffalo Gap wind farm near Abilene, Texas. Once completed, the project will increase capacity at [Read More]

Shear Wind Acquires Nova Scotia Project Site

Posted by NAW Staff on September 18, 2007

Halifax, Nova Scotia-based Shear Wind Inc. has acquired the Merland Wind Project from Barrington Wind Energy Ltd. The Merland, Nova Scotia-based project, which has 50 MW of generation potential, complements Shear Wind's Glen Dhu site and will provide strategic options [Read More]

Bluegrass Ridge Wind Farm Commissioned

Posted by NAW Staff on September 17, 2007

Rural electric cooperative members in Missouri have commissioned the 56.7 MW Bluegrass Ridge wind farm, the state's first wind facility. Springfield, Mo.-based Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. (AECI) has agreed to purchase all the electricity produced by three wind farms in [Read More]

PPM Energy Commissions Twin Buttes

Posted by NAW Staff on September 17, 2007

Gov. Bill Ritter, D-Colo., joined elected officials, energy industry leaders and community members to celebrate the opening of PPM Energy's 75 MW Twin Buttes Wind Power Project in Bent County, Colorado. The entire capacity of the Twin Buttes Wind Power [Read More]