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First Wind solar unit finalizes PPAs for Utah PV projects

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First Wind finalized four 20-year power purchase agreement with Rocky Mountain Power (RMP), a unit of PacifiCorp and part of Berkshire Hathaway Energy.

As part of the agreements, RMP will buy the output of the planned 320-MW Four Brothers solar power project in Utah, which includes four 80-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project developments. Major construction is set to start in 2015 and has a target completion date in 2016.

Combined, the Four Brothers and Seven Sisters solar portfolio in Utah is considered the largest collection of solar projects developed by First Wind’s new solar unit, First Wind Solar Group.