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SkySpecs Raises $17Mn in Series C Round Funding (Funding Report)
Date: 2019-12-23
Ann Arbor, Michigan-based wind industry operations and maintenance solutions provider SkySpecs reports it has closed a $17 million series C round. The round was led by McRock iNFund LP and other new investors including Equinor Energy Ventures, and Evergy Ventures, the non-regulated investment affiliate of Evergy, the parent company of Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L) and Westar Energy, Statkraft Ventures and others. To date, the company has raised $29 million.

SkySpecs automates the operations and maintenance of wind energy assets through robotics, predictive analytics software, and industry expertise to enable better decision making and a higher degree of transparency into operational planning over the lifetime of a fleet. (Source: SkySpecs, PR, 20 Dec., 20919) Contact: SkySpecs, Theresa Trevor, Media, (734) 413-7346X777,,; Evergy Ventures,; Equinor Energy Ventures,

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Westar Energy Touts Renewables Direct Program Uptake (Ind Report)
Date: 2018-11-07
In Topeka, Westar Energy is reporting subscriptions to its new Renewables Direct program have reached almost 90 pct with Kansas businesses and government agencies signing on for 200 MW of Kansas wind energy.

Under the program, participating major energy consumers can claim a portion of the energy generated by the wind farm as their own, retain all of the renewable attributes and lock in a portion of their electric power costs for up to 20 years.

Fourteen Kansas organizations enrolled in Renewables Direct and will receive all or a portion of their electricity from the Soldier Creek Wind Energy Center, beginning operations in Nemaha County by the end of 2020. (Source: Westar Energy, Wichita Bus. Journal, 5 Nov., 2018) Contact: Westar Energy, Greg Greenwood, VP Strategy, (800) 401-5666,

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