San Diego, CA January 19, 2012: enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, today announced that the 102.5 megawatt Shiloh 3 Wind Project, located in Solano County, California, is fully operational and supplying electricity to the regional transmission grid.
The project, developed and owned by enXco, will deliver carbon-free electricity into the CAISO transmission system for the benefit of Pacific Gas and Electric Company's generation portfolio under a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement.
Consisting of 50 REpower 2.05 megawatt turbines, Shiloh 3 generates electricity to supply approximately 50,000 customers with renewable energy. enXco Service Corporation will provide operations and maintenance services.
"enXco is once again pleased to extend our experience and successful relationship with Pacific Gas and Electric Company to deliver the economic and renewable benefits from the Shiloh 3 Wind Project," said Mark Tholke, vice president of enXco's southwest region. "Shiloh 3 marks our seventh wind project under contract with our long-time utility partner. We look forward to a continued productive partnership with PG&E and the communities of Solano County to further our efforts to supply clean energy to the nation's grid."
"PG&E is dedicated to meeting California's aggressive clean energy goals," said Fong Wan, senior vice president for energy procurement at PG&E. "Our partnership with enXco on Shiloh 3 propels us another step closer to reaching those long-term objectives with green power solutions."
Shiloh 3 Wind Project represents enXco's 17th owned wind project in California generating over 500 MW of clean energy for the state. This project brings enXco's gross installed wind energy capacity in the United States to 1,277 MW.