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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions the Lakefield wind farm in the United States

  • Wind

enXco, EDF Energies Nouvelles’ US subsidiary, today announced the commissioning of the 205.5 MW Lakefield wind farm in the State of Minnesota.

Located in Jackson County in southwestern Minnesota, the Lakefield wind farm is equipped with 137 turbines from manufacturer General Electric, each with a unit capacity of 1.5 MW.
A 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) has been signed with US utility Indianapolis Power & Light Company.
With this ninth commissioning in the State of Minnesota and also the largest wind energy project built in the state since enXco’s Fenton wind project, the Group further strengthens its operations in the United States and lifts its wind energy gross installed capacity in the country to 1,141 MW.

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.

MEDIA RELATIONSManon de Cassini-Hérail ▪ Tel : +33 {0} 1.40.90.48.22 ▪ e-mail : manon.decassini-herail@edf-en.com
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