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Bellevue, Wash.-based utility Puget Sound Energy (PSE) and Denver-based wind project developer RES Americas have entered into an agreement to jointly develop and construct new wind energy generating facilities in Washington state's Columbia and Garfield counties.

PSE and RES Americas have begun preliminary studies in Columbia and Garfield counties for future wind energy development, which they believe will offer significant environmental and economic benefits. The two companies have applied to the Bonneville Power Administration for up to 1,250 MW of transmission interconnection to support potential future wind projects in southeast Washington.

Community leaders greeted the news of the joint development agreement enthusiastically, crediting wind energy projects with adding vitality to the area's economy.

"Wind power and wheat farming are a wonderful fit, and the joint development agreement between PSE and RES Americas offers tremendous potential for helping families stay in the community," says Jennie Dickinson, manager of the Port of Columbia and a member of Citizens for Economic Diversity, a grassroots organization of Columbia County landowners and residents.

SOURCE: Puget Sound Energy

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