Visit for the latest on our upcoming conferences and webcasts

United States

United States

100MW West Virginia project set for completion

UNITED STATES: GE turbines will be used in AES' 130MW Laurel Mountain project in West Virginia.

The $250 million wind installation, approved as long ago as 2008, recently started construction. It will be completed by the end of summer 2011, according to a spokesperson for Virginia-based AES.

Meanwhile, Edison Mission Energy has closed $75 million in debt financing for upgrades for its $190 million High Lonesome Mesa wind project in New Mexico.

The financing consists of $50 million of bonds issued by the state Renewable Energy Transmission Authority, with proceeds loaned to High Lonesome Mesa, and $25.26 million issued directly by the project.

The balance of the costs for the 100 MW wind plant is being paid from a US Treasury cash ‘stimulus’ grant and an equity contribution.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Sign up now
Already registered?
Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus

Windpower Monthly Events

Latest Jobs