in News Departments > Projects & Contracts
print the content item

PPM Energy, a subsidiary of Iberdrola Renewables, has sold all the output of its 99 MW Pebble Springs Wind Power Project before breaking ground. The Pebble Springs project, located in Gilliam County, Ore., is expected to begin construction in the spring.

"With this transaction, PPM will now provide approximately 230 MW to Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) members from wind farms in California, Wyoming and now Oregon, bringing more jobs, lease payments and tax revenues to Gilliam County," says Terry Hudgens, CEO of PPM Energy.

The Los Angeles City Council in December approved a long-term power purchase agreement, developed between SCPPA, of which the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is the largest member, and Pebble Springs Wind LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of PPM Energy.

SCPPA member agencies, including LADWP and the cities of Burbank and Glendale, will receive the entire energy output of the new wind farm. LADWP will receive 68.7 MW and the cities of Burbank and Glendale will be entitled to 10 MW and 20 MW, respectively.

The project will interconnect to the Bonneville Power Administration system through the Jones Canyon substation adjacent to the existing Leaning Juniper Wind Power Project.


Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Yearly Installed Capacity Figures Already Beat 2013 Numbers, More Wind On The Way: AWEA

While the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) lobbies Congress to extend the production tax credit, the association notes wind projects now under construction signal a vibrant 2015.


Yahoo Inks Contract To Buy Kansas Wind Power

The Internet company plans to log in to the Alexander wind project, which is being built by community developer OwnEnergy.


Could Initial Offshore Wind Projects Crash New England's REC Market?

Some are concerned that the first offshore wind projects could negatively impact pricing of renewable energy credits (RECs) in New England.


Catching Up With The DOE's Down-Select Offshore Winners

The three recipients of key U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding provide updates on their offshore wind demonstration projects.


Texas Comptroller Attacks Wind Power, And Industry Fights Back

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs recently released a report calling for an end to wind power subsidies. The Wind Coalition has responded, saying the report is riddled with misinformation.

Renewable NRG_id1934
Canwea_id1984