Wind energy farm in Ohio enters service

The $175 million, 99 MW Timber Road II Wind Farm in Ohio began service Oct. 6, the first large-scale wind project in the state.

The wind project, owned by EDP Renewables North America, a unit of EDP Renewables, uses 55 Vestas V90 1.8 MW turbines. AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), signed a 20-year power purchase agreement for the output from the facility.

The project currently is generating 14 MW of power as EDP works to bring the wind farm fully on-line.

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