- Published: 17 May 2013 17 May 2013
Otter Tail Power Company has entered into a 25-year contract to purchase wind energy from the 62.4MW Ashtabula III wind farm northeast of Valley City, North Dakota, that’s owned by a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources.
The contract includes an option for Otter Tail Power Company to own the wind farm in ten years. Ashtabula III consists of 39 1.6MW GE XLE turbines and is capable of producing enough electricity for 19,000 homes. The wind farm began commercial operation in 2010. A subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources operates Ashtabula III and will continue to do so.