November 14, 2013
Invenergy Announces Sale of Highland Wind Energy Project
CHICAGO, Illinois - (November 15, 2013) – Invenergy Wind LLC (“Invenergy”) today announced the transfer of ownership of its Highland Wind Energy Project (“Highland”) to MidAmerican Energy Company. The 500 MW project, which now is in construction in Iowa, will feature approximately 214 Siemens wind turbines.
Highland is located near the town of Primghar in O’Brien County, approximately 70 miles northeast of Sioux City. Commercial operations are expected to commence in 2015. The facility will produce clean, renewable energy for Iowa, which ranks third among all states in installed wind power generation capacity.
“Invenergy is pleased to reach this agreement with MidAmerican Energy, as Iowa continues its growth as a renewable energy leader,” said Jim Shield, Chief Development Officer at Invenergy. “We’re proud to be developing this wind project in O’Brien County, which will bring tremendous economic benefit to the local area. And so we look forward to continuing to work with the community as we transition the project to MidAmerican Energy, which is building Highland, and will own and operate it.”
Invenergy and its affiliated companies develop, own and operate large-scale renewable and other clean energy generation facilities in North America and Europe. Invenergy is committed to clean power alternatives and continued innovation in electricity generation. Invenergy's home office is located in Chicago and it has regional development offices throughout the United States and in Canada and Europe.
Invenergy and its affiliated companies have developed over 7,900 MW of clean energy projects that are in operation, in construction, or under contract, including 63 wind, solar, and natural gas power facilities. For more information, please visit www.invenergyllc.com.
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