Renewables, Wind

Basin NextEra wind

23 April 2010– Basin Electric and NextEra Energy Resources will work together on their sixth deal in which Basin Electric will buy the energy output from a wind project that NextEra will build, own and operate in North Dakota.

The two companies signed a 30-year power purchase agreement through which Basin Electric will buy 100 MW of electricity from the planned wind farm. The proposed farm will have 68 wind turbines each with a generating capacity of 1.6 MW. The project is expected to be up and running by the end of 2010.

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