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250 MW Buffalo Dunes Wind Project in Kansas

The funds are expected in the fourth quarter of 2013, at which point a tax equity agreement will be signed by the parties. Enel Green Power North America Development (“EGPD”), an US subsidiary of Enel Green Power, and EFS Buffalo Dunes, a GE Capital subsidiary, signed a capital contribution agreement with a syndicate led by … Continue reading 250 MW Buffalo Dunes Wind Project in Kansas

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GE is farming the wind in America

Providing capital and technology to farm the wind in America’s heartland with global renewable energy company Enel Green Power, GE (NYSE: GE) is investing common equity and supplying turbines for the 250-megawatt Buffalo Dunes Wind Project in Kansas. This transaction expands GE Energy Financial Services’ and Enel Green Power North America’s portfolio of co-owned wind … Continue reading GE is farming the wind in America

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Stand up for Kansas wind power

Legislation has recently been introduced in the Kansas state legislature that threatens the future of the state’s renewable energy development.  I urge you to write to your state officials today and encourage them to oppose all legislation that delays, reduces, or repeals efforts to expand Kansas’s renewable energy development. Kansas currently has a renewable portfolio … Continue reading Stand up for Kansas wind power

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Kansas interfaith group says: Maintain state renewable standard

“People of faith are called to be responsible stewards of God’s Creation. That’s why Kansas Interfaith Power and Light is one of a number of business, agricultural, energy, environmental and faith-based groups supporting the most effective state policy we have for the development of clean energy in Kansas: the renewable portfolio standard.” That’s the word … Continue reading Kansas interfaith group says: Maintain state renewable standard

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Eurus expands wind energy in Kansas with EDF Renewable Energy

Eurus Energy America Corporation (“Eurus”) and EDF Renewable Energy (“EDF RE”) are pleased to announce the acquisition by Eurus of a 40 percent cash equity ownership interest in the Spearville 3 Wind Project, a 100.8 MW wind farm developed and built by EDF Renewable Energy. “The investment in Spearville 3 benefits from a partnership among … Continue reading Eurus expands wind energy in Kansas with EDF Renewable Energy

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EDF Renewable Energy closes financing on Spearville 3 Wind Energy Project

EDF Renewable Energy, formerly enXco, announced today that it completed tax equity financing with Bank of America Merrill Lynch on December 21 for the 100.8 megawatt Spearville 3 Wind Farm. EDF Renewable Energy developed and built the Spearville 3 Wind Power Project, located in Ford County, northeast of Dodge City, Kansas. It consists of 63 … Continue reading EDF Renewable Energy closes financing on Spearville 3 Wind Energy Project

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Largest wind farm in Kansas now in full commercial operation

The companies say the wind farm uses 294 wind turbines each with the capacity to produce 1.6 megawatts, generating enough electricity to power more than 140,000 average American homes. The largest wind farm ever built in Kansas is now in full commercial operation. BP Wind Energy and Sempra U.S. Gas & Power said Thursday the … Continue reading Largest wind farm in Kansas now in full commercial operation

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GE, MetLife and Union Bank invest nearly $247 million in wind capital group’s Kansas wind farm powered by GE wind turbines

A group comprising GE (NYSE: GE) unit GE Energy Financial Services, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), and Union Bank, N.A., has invested nearly $247 million in Wind Capital Group’s recently commissioned 201-megawatt Post Rock wind farm. Wind Capital Group, supported by its parent company, NTR plc, maintains … Continue reading GE, MetLife and Union Bank invest nearly $247 million in wind capital group’s Kansas wind farm powered by GE wind turbines

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NextEra completes purchase of Kansas wind farm

NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, the largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun in the United States, today announced that its subsidiaries have completed the purchase of the approximately 165-megawatt (MW) Cimarron I Wind Energy Center from CPV Renewable Energy Company. Financial terms were not disclosed. The project, located in Gray County in … Continue reading NextEra completes purchase of Kansas wind farm

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The Economic Benefits of Kansas Wind Energy

In Kansas, wind energy generation is at least equivalent in cost – and often cheaper – than traditional sources of energy, according to academic studies that analyzed the costs of various types of generation in the state. The best standard for this type of analysis is known as a levelized cost of energy (LCOE) comparison, … Continue reading The Economic Benefits of Kansas Wind Energy

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Alabama Power recognized for saving its Southeastern customers money with wind power from TradeWind Energy of Kansas

Alabama Power has received the “Outstanding Commercial Achievement Award” from the American Wind Energy Association for helping to bring cost-effective wind power to the Southeast, along with TradeWind Energy, the Kansas company from which it’s purchasing the electricity. The association presented the award before over 400 leaders of the U.S. wind energy industry at its … Continue reading Alabama Power recognized for saving its Southeastern customers money with wind power from TradeWind Energy of Kansas

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EDF Renewable Energy Commissions Kansas Wind Farm

The wind farm is located in Ford County, Kan., 17 miles northeast of Dodge City. EDF Renewable Energy developed and built the project, which comprises 63 GE XLE wind turbines, and EDF Renewable Services (formerly enXco Service Corp.) will provide the operations and maintenance services. EDF Renewable Energy, formerly enXco, and KCP&L celebrate the commissioning … Continue reading EDF Renewable Energy Commissions Kansas Wind Farm

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Duke joint venture completes wind farm

Duke Energy Renewables and Sumitomo Corp. of America have completed construction of the Ironwood Windpower Project, the second of their joint venture’s two Kansas wind farms. Duke Energy Renewables and Sumitomo Corp. of America, part of Tokyo-based Sumitomo Corp., announced today the completion of the second of the joint venture partners’ two Kansas wind farms … Continue reading Duke joint venture completes wind farm

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