BayWa r.e. has announced that through its wholly owned BayWa r.e. Wind, LLC it acquired all rights to the 80MW B&H project and secured 43 GE 1.85-87 wind turbines.
The project, located in Charles Mix, Bon Homme, and Hutchinson Counties, South Dakota, USA, will sell energy to NorthWestern Energy. Construction commenced in 2013 and BayWa r.e. intends to achieve commercial operation of the self-funded project in 2015. GE will provide operations and maintenance support through a five-year service agreement.