ESCONDIDO, CA. (June 16, 2008): – enXco, an EDF Renouvelables Company, and MidAmerican Energy Company have announced that an agreement has been signed to build a 100.5 megawatt wind facility located in Pottawannamie County, Iowa.
Construction of the Walnut Wind Project, which will utilize 67 GE 1.5 megawatt turbines will begin mid-June 2008 and is scheduled for completion by year-end. The Walnut Wind Project will then be transferred to MidAmerican upon completion.
“We’re pleased to continue our strong relationship with MEC, demonstrated by the fact that this is the 5th project enXco will build for the MEC group in the last four years. The Walnut Wind project follows the success of the recently completed 198 MW, 2 phase, Pomeroy project in Iowa. Supporting MEC’s growth in their renewable energy portfolio has been a great experience for enXco” said Scott Nelson, Assistant Vice President for enXco.