ConEdison partners with Sempra U.S. utility for Nebraska wind project

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Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and ConEdison Development have announced a partnership agreement for 75-megawatt Broken Bow II wind project in Custer County, Nebraska, reports AZO Cleantech.

Under the sales agreement, Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and ConEdison will own a 50-percent interest in the wind facility.

Construction of the farm began in January 2014 and the commercial operation started in October 2014.

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power will provide operations and maintenance services for the plant, which generates clean energy, enough to power about 30,000 Nebraska homes.

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Company is pleased to partner with Consolidated Edison Development on this newest wind farm to diversify the renewables portfolio and demonstrate commitment to clean energy development, said, Kevin C. Sagara, vice president, renewables, Sempra U.S. Gas & Power.

This strategy supports company’s ongoing plan to redeploy proceeds into new renewable projects, added Sagara.

ConEdison Development has built a strong working relationship with Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, and this first joint wind project will be as successful and beneficial as a joint solar facility, said, Mark Noyes, senior vice president, chief operating officer, ConEdison Development.

Together with Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, company is committed to building a cleaner and more sustainable future, added Noyes.

It provided a local economy boost by creating 300 jobs during construction.

Earlier, the companies announced an agreement to partner in five solar projects in Nevada and California.

So far, Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and Consolidated Edison Development have partnered in six solar facilities and one wind facility.

Sabeena Wahid
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