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Edison Mission to develop Mid-Atlantic wind farms  

NEW YORK, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Edison Mission Group and a private Pennsylvania-based wind farm developer said they have agreed to develop up to 1,000 megawatts of mostly onshore wind energy throughout the U.S. mid-Atlantic.

Edison Mission, which manages the power business of Edison International, made the agreement with US Wind Force LLC to develop wind farms over the next several years that would feed PJM power grid that includes Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of North Carolina.

USWF President David McAnally said a report that building all 1,000 MW of the wind farms would cost about $2 billion was jumping ahead because there is no guarantee that all of the projects would be permitted.

Charles Parnell, an Edison Mission spokesman, also said it was premature to estimate the cost of projects stemming from the agreement. “This is an agreement for us to financially support their ongoing development activities,” said Parnell.

USWF is already developing wind projects in the region including the mountains of West Virginia and Maryland. The region is good for wind projects because it is close to population centers that have good power transmission, said Frank Maisano, a spokesman for a coalition of mid-Atlantic wind developers.

Edison Mission has a fleet of seven coal-fired power plants with a capacity of about 7,500 megawatts in PJM, and a wind energy portfolio of 654 megawatts at 14 sites throughout the country either in operation or under construction.

reuters.com

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