By Editors of Power Engineering
EDF Renewable Energy announced commercial operations at its 154-MW Rock Falls Wind Project in northern Oklahoma have begun.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation has agreed to purchase 120 MW of the power generated at the facility.
“We applaud America’s corporate sector and companies like Kimberly-Clark, who through the purchase of wind energy demonstrate leadership in the drive for a low-carbon economy,” said Ryan Pfaff, Executive Vice President for EDF Renewable Energy. Their commitment allowed Rock Falls to proceed, providing an economic boost to the Oklahoma economy, through new construction and operations jobs, expanded tax base, and recurring, long-term income for participating landowners.”
“We are proud to partner with EDF Renewable Energy on the Rock Falls project, which marks a significant step in Kimberly-Clark’s Energy and Climate strategy,” said Lisa Morden, Global Head of Sustainability, Kimberly-Clark.
Rock Falls is EDF’s second wind project in Oklahoma, following the Great Western Wind Project.