in News Departments > Projects & Contracts
print the content item

FPL Energy, a renewable energy project developer based in Juno Beach, Fla., has finalized plans to build a 48 MW Oliver II Wind Energy Center in North Dakota.

According to the company, the Oliver II wind farm will be located adjacent to the 50.6 MW Oliver Wind I Energy Center, which was commissioned in December of 2006. Once complete, the combined wind farms will have a capacity of nearly 100 MW of energy, which will generate enough electricity to power 30,000 homes per year.

Under a long-term power purchase contract, Minnesota Power has agreed to purchase all of the electricity generated from the Oliver II wind farm. (See "Minnesota Power Will Purchase Power From Proposed Wind Farm.")

Construction will begin in the spring and is expected to be complete by Jan. 1, 2008, FPL Energy adds.


Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Six Key Takeaways From The IRS' Start Of Construction Guidance: What You Need To Know

The IRS recently issued guidance to wind developers to further spell out what "start of construction" means. Will you be covered?


Eagle Take Permits For Wind Farms - Will They Fly?

Now that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued the first permit allowing the legal take of eagles, can wind developers expect more certainty in the agency's application process?


Despite 2013 Challenges, U.S. Wind Power Reaches All-Time Low Price

In a new report, the U.S. Department of Energy details the highs and lows of the country's wind industry last year, and the agency maintains that the U.S. sector remains strong.


Mexico On Pace To Set New Renewables Investment Record

A new report says the country has spent $1.3 billion on clean energy in the first half of 2014 and could end up seeing a record year. Furthermore, wind power is slated for significant growth in the region.


IRS Issues More PTC Guidance, Easing Some Wind Industry Concerns

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) addresses how much work is needed on a wind farm to satisfy production tax credit (PTC) eligibility.

Canwea_id1984
Renewable NRG_id1934
Tower Conference_id1965