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EDF Energies Nouvelles signs a Power Purchase Agreement related to a 150 MW wind energy project in the United States

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EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the signature of a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between its US subsidiary EDF Renewable Energy and Kansas City Power & Light (KCP & L).
This agreement covers the electricity generated by the future Slate Creek wind farm (150 MW) in Kansas.

The Slate Creek wind farm located south of Wichita, Kansas, will comprise 75 Vestas turbines. Construction is due to begin in late 2014 with commissioning scheduled by the end of 2015.

With this agreement, the EDF Energies Nouvelles group has demonstrated its ability to pursue its development in the United States and continues its relationship with KCP & L for which EDF Energies Nouvelles has already developed three projects in Kansas (Spearville 1, 2 and 3).

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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