Escondid, CA—July 25, 2006—enXco Development Corporation and Mid American Energy Company announced today that an agreement has been signed to develop and construct a 123 -megawatt wind facility located in Pocahontas County, North central Iowa.
Construction of this project which will utilize 82 GE 1.5 megawatt wind turbines is scheduled to begin later this year and is scheduled to be completed prior to the end of 2007.
"enXco is again pleased to be working in conjunction with MidAmerican Energy Company on another project in Iowa" said Tristan Grimbert, President and COO of enXco. "Making this project a reality for our Midwestern neighbors and their wind energy capabilities has been a priority for both enXco and MidAmerican energy and we are excited to be providing our development and construction expertise."
MidAmerican Energy Company, one of the Midwest's largest energy companies, provides electric service to 706,000 customers and owns and operates 360.5 megawatts of wind energy facilities in northwest and north central Iowa that have the capability to produce enough electricity to power 100,000 homes. Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, information about MidAmerican is available by visitingwww.midamericanenergy.com.
enXco Development Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of enXco, Inc. enXco develops, constructs, operates and manages wind energy projects throughout the United States. Since 1987, enXco has grown to be a significant owner of wind-energy installations in the United States with over 400 MW under control and one of the largest O&M 3rd party providers for wind farms, currently servicing more than 4,200 turbines and more than 1,100 MW. Since 2002, enXco has been an affiliate of EdF Energies Nouvelles. For more information about enXco, visit www.enXco.com