Escondido, CANovember 3, 2009enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company (PARIS: EEN) announces Commercial Operation of the 106 megawatt Hoosier Wind Project which will deliver carbon-free electricity into the Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) generation portfolio. This project brings enXco's gross installed wind energy capacity to 965.4 MW.
Hoosier Wind Project, located near Fowler Indiana in Benton County, consists of 53 REpower turbines each with a rated capacity of 2 MW. IPL signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement in April 2008 with construction commencing in April 2009. enXco Service Corporation will provide operations and maintenance services.
"enXco is proud to bring our first wind project in Indiana to completion and begin delivering renewable energy to IPL customers," said Steve Peluso, Vice President, enXco Midwest Development. "Indiana has great potential for future project developments, and we look forward to being a continued partner with the communities and IPL to increase wind generating capacity in the state."
enXco (www.enxco.com) - an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company (www.edf-energies-nouvelles.com) - develops, constructs, owns, operates and manages renewable energy projects throughout the United States. For more than two decades, we have been a leader in wind-energy focusing on large-scale wind projects. Today enXco's portfolio includes solar and biomass technologies, in an effort to help drive our nation's transition to a sustainable energy economy. enXco is a significant owner and developer of wind-energy installations in the United States, and is the leading third-party operations & maintenance provider for wind farms in North America.