E.ON is further expanding its wind energy portfolio in the U.S. by opening the Stony Creek wind farm in western Pennsylvania on the site of a former coal mine.
The wind farm, the fifth U.S. project completed this year, brings E.ON's installed wind power capacity in the U.S. to nearly 1,700 MW.
Stony Creek is E.On's first wind farm located in western Pennsylvania. The project comprises 35 1.5 MW GE turbines with an installed capacity of approximately 53 MW.
According to E.ON, the U.S. as one of the key markets for the expansion of wind power. E.ON has around 15 GW of wind projects in the development pipeline, with about half of them located in the U.S.
SOURCE: E.ON Climate & Renewables