EDF Renewables North America introduced that the 150 MW Merricourt Wind Project achieved business operation and has been turned over to Otter Tail Power Company, a subsidiary of Otter Tail Corporation. EDF Renewables developed and managed the development course of for Otter Tail Power underneath an Asset Purchase Agreement and turnkey Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) Agreement.
Located roughly 10 miles southwest of Kulm, North Dakota, in McIntosh and Dickey Counties, the Project created 260 building jobs in addition to injected thousands and thousands of in financial advantages to the native space. The 75 Vestas wind generators are anticipated to generate sufficient power to fulfill the consumption of practically 65,000 homes1 yearly.
“North Dakota’s ample wind useful resource and supportive regulatory setting mix to create a possibility to supply low-cost, dependable clear power to utilities like Otter Tail Power Company,” mentioned Kate O’Hair, Vice President, North Region Development at EDF Renewables. “After a few years of improvement, we’re thrilled to see this undertaking absolutely operational. Our gratitude goes out to Otter Tail Power Company for making this undertaking a actuality, and particularly the local people and landowners who’ve supported Merricourt Wind via the years.”
“Completing the Merricourt Wind Energy Center marks a serious milestone,” mentioned Otter Tail Power Company President Tim Rogelstad. “At roughly $260 million, Merricourt is the most important capital funding in Otter Tail Power Company’s historical past. Thank you to EDF Renewables and everybody concerned with this undertaking. Your tireless efforts and dedication have made it attainable.”
EDF Renewables is likely one of the largest renewable power builders in North America with 16 gigawatts of wind, photo voltaic, and storage tasks developed all through the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
With 35 years of expertise and 16 gigawatts of renewable tasks developed all through North America, EDF Renewables offers a completely built-in bundle of power options from grid-scale wind, photo voltaic, and photo voltaic plus storage tasks to electrical car charging and power storage administration.
(Source: EDF Renewables – Image: Merricourt wind undertaking/OAOA)
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