The disputes holding up the 100 MW Phase II of wind on Buffalo Ridge, Iowa, are settled. The utility Northern States Power (NSP) and bankrupt wind developer Kenetech Windpower Inc announced on June 28 they have settled all disputes over wind rights in the area near Lake Benton. Kenetech has also agreed to end its regulatory and legal fight over NSP's choice of Zond Systems Inc as developer of the next phase. Kenetech had developed the first 25 MW of the total of 425 MW that NSP hopes to install by the end of 2002.
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