Despite these economic times, EC&R remains on schedule to deliver some of the industrys most efficient wind energy projects, said Declan Flanagan, chief executive officer, EC&R North America. Surpassing the 1,000 MW threshold is proof that EC&R has the expertise and financial strength to meet the nations growing demand for renewable energy.
EC&R remains committed to the long-term investment and development of high-quality renewable energy projects in the U.S. Recently, EC&R began construction on two new wind farms: Papalote Creek, located near Corpus Christi, Texas, and Stonycreek wind farm, located in Somerset County, Pa. Additionally, its geographic operations continue to expand west with the recent opening of a field development office in Denver.
EC&R is committed to the ongoing development of wind projects in markets throughout the United States, said Patrick Woodson, chief development officer, EC&R North America.
By mid-2009, EC&R is scheduled to complete the worlds largest wind farm in Roscoe, Texas. When the final phase is finished, the Roscoe wind farm will have 627 wind turbines and a total capacity of 781.5 MW.