GE Energy Relocate Ceremony for Idaho’s Largest Wind Power Project

WHAT: GE Energy Financial Services and its partners are moving the location of a planned Aug. 24 kickoff ceremony for the Idaho Wind Partners project. With a price tag of almost $500 million, the portfolio of 11 wind farms is Idaho’s largest wind energy project, with the capacity to generate 183 megawatts, enough to power approximately 39,700 average Idaho homes.

WHO: Remarks by:

— C.L. "Butch" Otter, Governor of Idaho

— Alex Urquhart, President and CEO, GE Energy Financial Services

— James Carkulis, CEO, Exergy Development Group

— Lisa Grow, Senior Vice President, Idaho Power

— Landowners’ representative

— Project briefing by Steven Eisenberg, Managing Director, Idaho Wind Partners

WHEN: Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 2 pm–4:15 pm

WHERE: Bliss, Idaho, city park


From the West (Boise):

Take I-84 East to Exit 137 (Bliss/Buhl — US Hwy 30) Keep right at the fork and continue toward US 26 E/US 30 E Continue for 2.5 miles and the park will be on your right.

From the East (Pocatello):

Take I-86 W merging to I-84 W Take exit 141 (Bliss/Hagerman — US Hwy 26) Turn left at US 26 W continue for 1 mile and the park will be on your left.

RSVP REQUIRED: Gina Sorice of CJP Communications: (212) 279-3115 extension 243, or email