BP is ready, no doubt, to meet the world with a greener, happier face, and Sempra Generation is helping them do it. The alternative energy developer has joined forces with BP Wind on a new 250 megawatt (MW) project in Colorado known as the Cedar Creek II Wind Farm.
Construction of the facility is already underway near New Raymer (about 90 miles northeast of Fort Collins). The wind farm, expected to begin operation in June 2011, is projected to produce enough clean electricity for approximately 75,000 average homes, and will sell its output in its entirety to the Public Service Company of Colorado under a 25-year power-purchase agreement.
The Cedar Creek II Wind Farm is the second joint venture between BP Wind Energy (a wholly owned subsidiary of BP) and Sempra Generation, who are also equal partners in the 200-MW Fowler Ridge II Wind Farm in Indiana.
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