Breaking News Bar
updated: 1/2/2013 8:46 AM

Algonquin buys 109.5-Megawatt Illinois wind farm from Goldwind

Success - Article sent! close
Bloomberg News

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., a Canadian renewable-energy producer, purchased a 109.5-megawatt wind farm in Illinois from China's Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co.

Algonquin paid $148.9 million for the Shady Oaks project about 50 miles west of Chicago, the Oakville, Canada-based company said in a statement today.

Shady Oaks was completed in June and is selling electricity to Exelon Corp.'s Commonwealth Edison under a 20-year contract. Goldwind will be responsible for operating the plant.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.