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In a new financial report, NextEra Energy Resources reveals it added approximately 375 MW of new U.S. and Canadian wind capacity to its portfolio in 2013, bringing the total size of the wind portfolio to 10.21 GW.

NextEra notes it also reached wind production levels of nearly 30 million MWh of generation last year, the highest level in the company’s history. The business says it expects to add between 2 GW and 2.5 GW of new contracted U.S. wind projects to its portfolio between 2013 and 2015, of which 1.425 GW are contracted or already placed into service. In addition, the company says it expects to add about 600 MW of new contracted Canadian wind projects to its portfolio between 2013 and 2015, all of which are contracted or already placed into service.



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