E.ON EC&R surpasses the 1,000 MW threshold

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - E.ON Climate & Renewables (EC&R) North America announced that they have crossed the 1,000 megawatt (MW) threshold for owning and operating wind farms in the United States.

“Despite these economic times, EC&R remains on schedule to deliver some of the industry’s 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 nation’s 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 world’s 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.


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