Renewable Energy Systems Announces Commissioning of Two Wyoming Wind Projects

Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a national leader in the development and construction of wind power projects, announced the commissioning of two wind projects in the State of Wyoming ] High Plains and McFadden Ridge I. The projects, located in Albany and Carbon Counties, will provide a total of 127.5 megawatts (MW) of renewable resource capability to PacifiCorp.

RES America Construction, Inc. served as the balance]of]plant construction contractor. PacifiCorp, an electric utility serving 1.7 million customers in six Western states as Rocky Mountain Power and Pacific Power, is the developer, owner and operator of the projects.

The High Plains Wind Energy Project (99 MW) consists of 66, 1.5 MW turbines. The McFadden Ridge I Wind Farm Project (28.5 MW) consists of 19, 1.5 MW turbines.

“RES Americas is proud to contribute to the sustainable energy and economic future of Wyoming,” said Andrew Fowler, Vice President, Construction of RES Americas. “Wind and other renewable energy sources are vital components to a secure energy future, which also provide economic benefits to communities through property taxes, jobs, and other local revenues.”

For more than a decade, RES Americas has been developing, constructing, owning and operating renewable energy projects. The company employs over 200 full time professionals located throughout North America working on a project portfolio of over 12,500 MW dedicated to securing a sustainable energy future in North America.

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) is one of the fastest growing wind development companies in the world and has been at the forefront of the wind industry since it was founded in 1982.

RES Americas has been active in North America since 1997 and during this time has either developed and/or constructed approximately 14% of the installed capacity in the United States. In Canada, RES Canada applied its respected technical & engineering know-how to help secure over 900 MW of contract awards in the Hydro-Québec tender and secured nearly 200 MW with Ontario Power Authority for two wind farm projects.