Invenergy Plans 24 MW Wind Farm In Montana


Chicago-based developer Invenergy has applied for a permit to build a $50 million, 24 MW wind farm southeast of Great Falls, Mont.

According to a company spokesperson, Invenergy filed its application with the Cascade County Planning Office for a special-use permit.

‘We have filed a permit application with the Cascade County, Montana Planning Office to build the Big Otter Wind Energy Project,’ according to a company spokesperson. ‘Invenergy looks forward to contributing to the economic development of our host community, and to providing a new supply of clean, renewable energy.’

Invenergy already owns and operates the 135 MW Judith Gap wind farm in Wheatland County, Mont.

According to a report in the Great Falls Tribune, the company has requested that construction be allowed to begin within 18 months of the issuance of a special-use permit, rather than the customary six months.

SOURCE: Invenergy

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