Kenetech Windpower wants to move into the Tehachapi area and eventually rival Zond Systems Inc in the amount of wind plant it has under operation in the area. Zond currently operates some 190 MW. Officials for Kenetech, which ran an information booth at the recent Tehachapi Wind Fair, told the Bakersfield Californian newspaper they will move into Kern County. Community Relations Director Bonnie Hays called East Kern a great wind resource area. The company sponsored a science tent at the fair, a laboratory environment designed to foster interest in wind.
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