Paris, France [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] EDF Energies Nouvelles announced the signing of a new agreement for the development and construction of the Crane Creek wind power project in Iowa. The 99-megawatt (MW) wind farm will is expected to be built in 2009.
The agreement was signed between enXco, a U.S. subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles and the Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPSC), a regional public utility supplying electricity and gas, WPSC will cover the development and construction of the project. The Crane Creek project will use 66 GE turbines, each with a 1.5 MW capacity.
The development and construction of wind farms on behalf of third parties represents an integral part of EDF Energies Nouvelles’ strategy. This Development and Sale of Structured Assets (DSSA) business is carried out in response to demand from American utilities, according to EDF.