New Projects, Wind

Second phase of Nebraska wind power project to begin

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Sempra U.S. Gas & Power acquired and will develop the 75 MW Broken Bow 2 wind power project in Nebraska.

The project will use 43, 1.7 MW GE (NYSE: GE) wind turbines. Construction is expected to begin in December 2013 and be in commercial operation by late 2014. The Nebraska Public Power District will purchase the entire output of the plant under a 25-year power purchase agreement.

The 80 MW Broken Bow 1 project began commercial operations in 2012. NPPD is also buying the output from that project under a 20-year power purchase agreement.

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