NextEra Energy Resources LLC, a subsidiary of FPL Group Inc., has completed its previously announced acquisition of three operating wind projects, which have a combined capacity of 184.5 MW, from Babcock & Brown.
The projects included in the transaction are:
– The 79.5 MW Majestic Wind Energy Center I in Carson County, Texas, which is made up of 54 GE 1.5 MW turbines. All of the output from this project is sold to Southwestern Electric Power Co., a subsidiary of American Electric Power, under a long-term contract;
– The 54 MW Butler Ridge Wind Energy Center in Dodge County, Wis., which is made up of 36 GE 1.5 MW wind turbines. A portion of the output from the project is sold to Wisconsin Public Power under a long-term contract. The remaining output is expected to be sold to Midwest utilities to serve their growing renewable portfolio standard requirements; and
– The 51 MW Wessington Springs Wind Energy Center in Jerauld County, S.D., which is made up of 34 GE 1.5 MW wind turbines. All of the output from this project is sold to Heartland Consumer Power District under a long-term contract.
SOURCE: NextEra Energy Resources LLC