EDF Renewable Energy commissions two new wind power plantsComtex News Network
Jan 10, 2013 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) --EDF Renewable Energy, a US subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has commissioned two new wind power plants, Bobcat Bluff and Shiloh IV, with an installed capacity respectively of 150MW and 102.5MW.
Both wind power plants were commissioned at the end of December 2012. Located in Archer County, in the state of Texas, the Bobcat Bluff wind power plant consists of hundred 1.5MW turbines, manufactured by General Electric. EDF Renewable Energy acquired the project in March 2012 and commenced construction in April. EDF Trading will provide energy management services and act as the qualified scheduling entity.
Located in Solano County, in the state of California, the Shiloh IV wind power plant comprises fifty turbines, manufactured by REpower. Developed, built and owned by EDF Renewable Energy, Shiloh IV wind power plant will deliver electricity for the benefit of Pacific Gas and Electric Company under a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement.
Together the plants will generate sufficient electricity to supply approximately 80,000 average homes. Both wind power plants will be operated and maintained by EDF Renewable Services.
Pursuing its development in North America, Shiloh IV and Bobcat Bluff completions highlight the Company's business momentum in the US. With these two projects, EDF Renewable Energy has put into service four wind projects for a total of 654.3MW during 2012.http://www.datamonitor.comRepublication or redistribution, including by framing or similar means,is expressly prohibited without prior written consent. Datamonitor shallnot be liable for errors or delays in the content, or for any actionstaken in reliance thereon