Contracts with General Electric for '07, '08 and '09 total 2,100 MW
TORONTO, Nov. 19 /CNW/ - Invenergy Wind LLC is pleased to announce that
it has contracted with General Electric Company ("GE") to purchase an
additional 800 MW of wind turbines for use in its North American and European
projects slated for 2009 construction. Along with Invenergy's previous
purchases from GE of 600 MW for 2007 and 700 MW for 2008, these purchases
total 2,100 MW of turbines for Invenergy's 2007, 2008 and 2009 build program
in the U.S., Canada and Europe.
Invenergy Wind currently has 13 wind energy facilities representing more
than 1,200 megawatts of projects in operation or under construction in North
America and Europe. This portfolio of clean, renewable energy projects is
expected to generate more than 3.6 billion kilowatt hours of electricity
annually, enough to power almost 400,000 homes.
Mark Bell, Director of Invenergy Wind Canada, commented that "our rapid
build rate in the past few years has propelled Invenergy to its current
position as one of the world's largest privately owned wind energy generation
About Invenergy Wind LLC
Invenergy Wind LLC is a subsidiary of Invenergy LLC, a developer, owner
and operator of utility-scale electricity generation facilities including wind
energy and natural gas fired projects. The company has comprehensive expertise
in the development, financing, construction, operation and management of power
generation projects serving a wide range of utilities, load serving entities
and industrials. The members of Invenergy's senior management team have
extensive experience in diverse areas of the energy market and a track record
of resounding success.
Invenergy Wind Canada is developing wind energy projects across the
country and is participating in all Requests for Proposals for clean renewable
wind energy from Canadian provincial utilities and agencies.
Invenergy is headquartered in Chicago and has North American offices in
San Francisco, Portland, Denver, Austin, Milwaukee, Washington D.C., Tampa and
the Greater Toronto Area. Overseas offices are located in London, Warsaw,
Budapest and Athens.
For more information,
Please visit us at www.invenergycanada.com and www.invenergyllc.com
For further information:
For further information: Mark Bell, Director, (905) 857-6936