in News Departments > FYI
print the content item

Merrillville, Ind.-based Northern Indiana Public Service Co. (NIPSCO) recently announced plans to add wind generation to its power portfolio. The company says it will purchase 100 MW of wind power from Buffalo Ridge I LLC and Barton Windpower LLC, which are both subsidiaries of Iberdrola Renewables.

The power purchase agreement (PPA) with Buffalo Ridge is for wind generated in Brookings County, S.D. It will provide 50.4 MW for 15 years. Barton Windpower's PPA will supply NIPSCO with 50 MW of electricity generated from wind farms located in Worth County, Iowa, for a term of 20 years.

Electricity from the wind power will be delivered to the Midwest Independent System Operator's transmission grid, of which NIPSCO is a member. Purchases of wind energy are expected to commence in the first quarter of 2009.

SOURCE: Northern Indiana Public Service Co.


Mortenson Construction_id2024

Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Wind Energy Dominates New U.S. Power In October

Data from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission shows that wind power accounted for over two-thirds of the country's new electricity generating capacity in last month.


Are Fitch Ratings' Claims About Wind Farm Underperformance Unfounded?

A recent report from Fitch Ratings suggests that wind farms underperform due to an overestimation of wind resources, but AWS Truepower says the analysis misses the mark.


SunEdison Buying First Wind In $2.4 Billion Deal

Global solar company SunEdison and its yeildco have announced an agreement to buy the Boston-based developer, a major player in the U.S. wind industry.


U.S., China Reach Ambitious Climate Change Accord

The agreement between the global superpowers leans heavily on the deployment of renewable energy, such as wind and solar.


What The Midterm Elections Mean For The U.S. Wind Industry

Both chambers of Congress are now under Republican control for the first time since 2006. How will wind energy fare?

Renewable NRG_id1934
Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015