enXco and SDG&E Sign Power Purchase Agreement for 140 MW Pacific Wind Energy Project

enXco will develop, build, and own the Pacific Wind Farm Project while SDGE will purchase the power generated under a 20-year power purchase agreement. The wind power project, which is subject to CPUC approval, is expected to be operational in late 2011/early 2012, and will be operated and maintained by enXco Service Corporation.

enXco – an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company – develops, constructs, operates and manages renewable energy projects throughout the United States. For more than two decades, they have been a leader in wind energy focusing on large-scale wind farm projects.

enXco’s portfolio includes solar and biomass technologies, in an effort to help drive the transition to a sustainable energy economy. enXco has grown to be a significant owner and developer of wind-energy installations in the United States, and is the largest third-party operations and maintenance provider for wind farms in North America.

SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.4 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and more than 840,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. Exceptional customer service is a priority of SDG&E as it seeks to enhance the region’s quality of life. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego.