California, United States [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] EDF Energies Nouvelles has signed an agreement with Clipper Windpower for the supply of 67.5 MW of wind turbines. Clipper Turbine Works, a subsidiary of Clipper Windpower, will supply 27 wind turbines, each with a 2.5 MW capacity, to build the first phase of the La Ventosa wind farm in Mexico.
The order from Clipper will help EDFEN move forward with its plans to build the farm in Oaxaca, Mexico. Construction is due to be completed by year-end 2009 and the electricity generated will supply several Wal-Mart stores under a power purchase agreement that has already been signed. enXco will provide supervision of the construction activities as well the operation and maintenance of the project.
“We see the Liberty machine with its large-scale capacity and innovative improvements at the top of the scale in terms of industry technology advancement. We’re looking forward to the installation of these first 27 turbines in 2009, as well as expanding our relationship with Clipper,” said David Corchia, CEO of EDF Energies Nouvelles.