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PNE sells South Dakota project

UNITED STATES: German developer PNE Wind has sold its first US wind farm, the upcoming 20MW South Dakota project, to Black Hills Power.

The deal, which requires an approval from the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission, is for the Belle Foursche project in the west of the state.

The project, which is expected to be built in 2012, is being developed with Renewable Solutions.

Speaking about the deal, PNEWind USA CEO Martin Billhardt said the company was developing around 30 projects in North America and "have secured 33,428 acres of land which enables us to continue our project pipeline expansion in this region."

According to the latest Windpower Monthly Windicator, South Dakota has a wind capacity of 412MW.

 

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