in News Departments > Projects & Contracts
print the content item

Escondido, Calif.-based enXco Service Corp., an EDF Energies Nouvelles company, has begun providing full operations and maintenance services under a multiyear operations and maintenance (O&M) Agreement with Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative.

The services include scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and 24/7 remote monitoring for two wind energy projects located 40 miles apart in Dickinson and Kossuth counties in northwest Iowa. Each site consists of seven 1.5 MW GE turbines, with a total capacity of 21 MW.

"These are the first cooperative-owned, community-based wind projects that enXco Service Corp. will provide services to through an O&M Agreement," says Dave Luck, director of business development for enXco Service Corp. "The projects are further unique, as they provide power to ethanol plants located nearby."

The two wind farms, strategically located to provide power to adjoining ethanol plants, are expected to generate more than 71 million kWh of renewable energy annually, which is enough electricity to power the ethanol plants. The cooperative wind projects are locally owned by approximately 9,000 citizens in northwest Iowa.

SOURCE: enXco


Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

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.


How To Mitigate Blade Issues And Costly Downtime

Routinely inspecting your turbine's blades can help identify problems early on, ultimately cutting down unscheduled maintenance costs.

Canwea_id1984
Renewable NRG_id1934