CHICAGO, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Invenergy Wind LLC announced that it has contracted with General Electric Company ("GE") to purchase 350 MW of wind turbines for use in projects slated for construction in 2006.
Invenergy’s contract provides for 233 of GE’s 1.5 MW SLE model wind turbines for delivery in the second half of 2006.
"This turbine order positions Invenergy for continued expansion of our
wind energy business," said Michael Polsky, President and CEO of Invenergy.
Invenergy Wind is focused on the development and long-term ownership and
operation of wind projects in North America.
Earlier in 2005, Invenergy Wind successfully financed and commenced
construction on three wind energy projects totaling 260 MW and has
aggressively expanded its wind energy development pipeline in North America
and Europe. Invenergy’s 135 MW Judith Gap project located in Montana, 65 MW
Wolverine Creek project located in Idaho, and 60 MW Spring Canyon project
located in Colorado all commenced construction in 2005 and are scheduled for
commercial operation within the next three months. These projects also
utilize GE’s 1.5 MW wind turbines. In 2004, Invenergy Wind constructed and
placed in commercial operation its 27 MW Buffalo Mountain wind project in
Tennessee utilizing the Vestas V80 1.8 MW wind turbines.
Invenergy Wind LLC is a subsidiary of Invenergy LLC, a developer, owner
and operator of utility-scale generation facilities. The Company has
significant expertise in the development, financing, operation and management
of power generation projects serving a wide range of utilities, load serving
entities and industrials. Invenergy has an experienced management team with a
track record of resounding successes in its prior business entities.
Invenergy is headquartered in Chicago and has professional staff located
in Denver, Washington D.C., Milwaukee, Toronto, San Francisco, and Austin.
For more information visit http://www.invenergyllc.com .
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