GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has been selected to provide 107 of GE’s 2.82-127 onshore wind turbines for the 302MW Lincoln Land Wind project in Morgan County, IL, USA.
The wind farm is owned by funds managed by the Infrastructure and Power strategy of Ares Management Corporation (Ares). Apex Clean Energy led the development of Lincoln Land Wind and Ares finalised preconstruction milestones, including securing turbines, financing (tax equity and debt), and other project contracts. The partnership with GE also includes a 20-year full-service agreement. The project is anticipated to be completed by the end of 2021. The wind farm will provide 126MW of renewable energy to McDonald’s and approximately 175MW to Facebook through separate power purchase agreements (PPAs).