ESCONDIDO, CA. (November 23, 2009): enXco, an EDF Renouvelables 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.”