Published: 25 July 2019 25 July 2019
Invenergy has announced the completion of construction and the start of commercial operations for the 302.4MW Santa Rita East Wind Farm. Located approximately 70 miles west of San Angelo, Texas, USA, Santa Rita East was developed and constructed by Invenergy.
Upon project completion, Invenergy closed a Purchase and Sale Agreement with AEP Renewables for acquisition of a 75 percent interest in the project. Invenergy is retaining a 25 percent stake and will provide operations, asset management and energy management services as part of a 20-year agreement. In 2018, Invenergy announced three separate virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) for Santa Rita East, totaling 260MW, with corporations Grupo Bimbo (100MW), Merck (60MW) and Novartis (100MW).