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EDF Energies Nouvelles acquires a wind energy project with 300 MW in potential capacity in New Mexico

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EDF Energies Nouvelles has announced the acquisition of Roosevelt, a wind energy project with potentially up to 300 MW in capacity in the United States. The Roosevelt wind farm is the first project undertaken by EDF Renewable Energy, the US subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, in the State of New Mexico.

Located in Roosevelt County (eastern New Mexico), the wind energy project of the same name gives a new dimension to EDF Energies Nouvelles’ local subsidiary in a state where it has provided operations and maintenance services since 2004. The Roosevelt project is strategically located close to two wind farms already in service and another four projects under development in Texas.

Initially developed by Infinity Wind Power, the future Roosevelt wind farm is due to be commissioned in December  2015.

The power generated by the first 250 MW tranche will be sold pursuant to a 20-year fixed price power purchase agreement.

About EDF Energies NouvellesEDF Energies Nouvelles is a market leader in renewable energy electricity, with a portfolio of more than 9 GW gross installed capacity focused for the most part on wind (onshore and offshore) and solar photovoltaic energy. Mostly operating in Europe and North America, EDF Energies Nouvelles continues its development by taking strong positions in promising emerging areas such as Brazil, Chile, China, India or South Africa. The Company is also present in other segments of the renewable energy market: marine energy, biomass and distributed energies. EDF Energies Nouvelles manages renewable energy projects’ development and construction as well as operation and maintenance for its own account and for third parties. EDF Energies Nouvelles is a subsidiary of the EDF Group dedicated to renewable energy.

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