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Southern Power Snares 56MW West Virginia Wind Farm (M&A, Ind. Report))
Southern Power
Date: 2020-05-22
Southern Power is reporting acquisition of a majority interest in Chicago-headquartered Invenergy LLC's 56MW Beech Ridge 2 wind farm in Greenbrier County , West Virginia for an undisclosed price. The 20 turbine project came online on 1 May, this year. (Source: Southern Power, renews, 21 May, 2020) Contact: Southern Power, Mark Lantrip, CEO, Invenergy LLC,

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S. Power, esVolta Partner on Solar Energy Storage (Ind. Report)
Southern Power, esVolta
Date: 2019-07-29
Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is reporting a partnership with Aliso Viejo, California-headquartered utility-scale energy storage project specialist esVolta LP to develop four energy storage facilities totaling over 86 MW / 345 MWh in Southern California Edison (SoCal) service territory. Southern Power has closed on the investment in one of the four projects, with the other three subject to completion.

esVolta LP is a leading developer, owner and manager of utility-scale energy storage projects across North America. The company's portfolio of operational plus contracted projects totals over 400 MWhs of capacity. The company is supported by a long-term capital commitment from Blue Sky Alternative Investments LLC, and a strategic procurement arrangement with Powin Energy Corporation, according to the company. (Source: esVolta LP, Southern Company, PV Mag, Contact: esVolta, Randolph Mann, President,, (949) 330 6300,,; Southern Power, Buzz Miller, Pres., CEO, (404) 506-5000,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Southern Power,  esVolta,  Solar,  Energy Storage,  

Austin Energy Paying $460Mn for Waste Woody Biomass Plant (M&A)
Austin Energy
Date: 2019-04-22
Austin Energy said the new facility will help them save $275 million in additional costs over the remaining term of a 20-year power purchase agreement. In the Lone Star State, Austin Energy reports it will will be acquiring a wood waste biomass-fueled power plant in Nacogdoches from Southern Power for $460 million.

Austin Energy is aiming to provide 65 pct of its customers' energy needs through renewable resources by 2027. In 2018, Austin Energy sourced 28 pct of energy from renewables, accoding to the company. (Source: Austin Energy, Statesman, KVUE, 18 April, 2019)Contact: Austin Energy, Cameron Freberg, Utility Strategist, (512) 494-9400,

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Vestas Wins N.Am. Turbine Contracts Totaling 404 MW (Ind. Report)
Vestas,Southern Power
Date: 2018-06-11
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is reporting receipt of two wind turbine supply contracts totaling 406 MW. Both contracts are for 2019 delivery. and set to be delivered in 2019.

The first of the two wind supply contracts was awarded by EnerAB, a joint venture between The AES Corporation and Grupo BAL, for 85 units of Vestas' V136-3.45 MW wind turbines for the Mesa la Paz wind park set to be developed in the Llera municipality, Mexico. The contract includes a 15-year service agreement.

Vestas also secured an order for 30 of its V136-3.45 MW turbines totaling 100 MW from Southern Power for the Wildhorse Mountain wind project set to be developed in Oklahoma. The contract include a 20-year service agreement. (Source: Vestas, Various Media, CleanTecnica, , 8 June, 2018) Contact: EnerAB, Juan Ignacio Rubiolo, CEO,; Vestas, Chris Brown, Pres. Vestas Sale and Serivcein the United States and Canada, +45 9730 0000,; Southern Power, Buzz Miller, Pres., CEO, (404) 506-5000,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Vestas,  Wind,  EnerAB,  Southern Power,  

Arkansas Electric Coop, Wildhorse Wind Energy Ink PPA (Ind. Report)
Arkansas Electric Cooperative
Date: 2018-06-08
Little Rock-headquartered Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. reports the inking of a 20-year PPA with Wildhorse Wind Energy LLC for up to 100 mw of power produced by the Wildhorse Mountain Wind project in Pushmataha County, Okla.

The 100-mw project, about 100 miles southwest of Fort Smith, is expected to consist of 29 wind turbines manufactured by Vestas and Roaring Fork Wind, a co-development partnership between Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. and Vestas.

Wildhorse Mountain is expected to reach commercial operation in the fourth quarter of 2019. Wildhorse Wind Energy is owned by Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Co. (Source: Arkansas Electric Cooperative, Arkansas OnLine, 7 June, 2018) Contact: Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp., Duane Highley, CEO,; Wildhorse Wind Energy,

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Vestas Wins Cactus Flats Texas Wind Turbine Order (Ind. Report)
Vestas, Southern Power
Date: 2017-08-09
Vestas is reporting receipt of an unconditional, firm order for the supply and commissioning of 43 units of its V126-3.45 MW turbines, including a 20-year service contract, from Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power. The turbines are destined for installation at the Cactus Flats wind farm in Concho County, Texas. (Source: Vestas, Various Media, NA Windpower, Aug., 2017) Contact: Vestas, Chris Brown, US/Canada Pres., +45 97 30 00 00, www.vestas.

More Low-Carbon Energy News Vestas,  Southern Power,  Wind,  Wind Turbine,  Cactus Flats,  

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