Enel Starts Construction of New 300 MW Wind Project in The United States

Published on Monday, 17 October 2016

“The start of construction of yet another wind project in the U. S. further solidifies our strong investment and growth in the U. S. market. Enel is thrilled to be contributing to Missouri’s growing wind economy and we look forward to building, owning and operating a wind project that will be a catalyst for creating jobs and delivering significant economic benefits to the local community”

– Rafael Gonzalez, Head of the North America Area for the Enel Group’s Global Renewable Energies Division, Enel Green Power

The facility’s power and renewable energy credits will be sold under two separate bundled, long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO).

Rock Creek is one of six Enel renewable energy projects currently under construction in the United States, together with the 108 MW Drift Sand wind farm in Oklahoma, the 400 MW Cimarron Bend wind project in Kansas, the 150 MW Aurora solar power project in Minnesota, the 150 MW Lindahl wind project in North Dakota and the 65 MW Chisholm View II wind project in Oklahoma.

EGPNA is now present in 23 US states and two Canadian provinces, operating a total installed capacity of over 2.5 GW, of which 2,090 MW comes from wind, 316 MW from hydro, 72 MW from geothermal and 29 MW from solar.