First Wind has announced that the construction of its Milford Wind Corridor Phase II (Milford II) project has been completed and that commercial operations have begun. Both phases of the Milford wind project are located in Millard and Beaver counties, Utah.
The 102 MW project, which features 68 1.5 MW GE turbines, is located north of the 204 MW Milford Wind Corridor Phase I project (Milford I).
Pursuant to a power purchase agreement with Southern California Public Power Authority, power generated by Milford II is being supplied to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, and Glendale Water and Power.
RMT, which led the construction of the Milford I project in 2009, again led the construction activities for the Milford II project. Construction on the Milford II project began in summer 2010.
RBS Securities Inc. was the lead arranger, and the following banks acted as joint lead arrangers: Banco Espirito Santo SA New York Branch, Santander Investment Securities Inc., CoBank, ACB and SG Americas Securities LLC.