Invenergy’s Taxes For Illinois Energy Center To Benefit Area Schools


Invenergy's Taxes For Illinois Energy Center To Benefit Area Schools Invenergy LLC recently presented the community of La Salle County, Ill., with a $1.7 million check, representing 2014's annual property taxes for the company's Grand Ridge Energy Center.

The 263 MW facility – located on approximately 34,000 acres of private land in Marseilles, which is about 80 miles southwest of Chicago – comprises a 210 MW wind farm, a 20 MW solar project and a 33 MW energy-storage facility.

According to Invenergy, the Grand Ridge Energy Center provides more than $5.6 million annually in tax payments, landowner payments and staff salaries. In the state of Illinois, the company has developed a total of approximately 1,500 MW of clean energy projects, including nearly 900 MW of wind and solar power generation facilities.

Jacob Ursua, operations and maintenance manager for the center, says a portion of the check will benefit schools in the area.

"We're pleased that our tax payments can help contribute to the continued development and well-being of the residents of La Salle County," he says.

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