- Published: 20 June 2017 20 June 2017
EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) has announced the signing of the purchase and sale agreement by which Alliant Energy Corporation will acquire a 50% ownership interest in the 225MW Great Western Wind Project. EDF RE remains involved in the project as a 50% co-owner and provides management services.
EDF Renewable Services provides a portion of the current operations and maintenance services as well as 24/7 remote monitoring from its Operations Control Center (OCC). Located in Woodward and Ellis counties near the base of the Oklahoma panhandle, Great Western Wind is comprised of 30 V117 (unit capacity of 3.3MW) and 63 V100 (unit capacity of 2.0MW) wind turbines supplied by Vestas. The project achieved commercial operations in December 2016; electricity generated is provided to Google under a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).