AEP, NextEra Finish Bluff Point Wind Energy Center

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By Editors of Power Engineering

NextEra Energy Resources and American Electric Power have marked the official commissioning of the 120-MW Bluff Point Wind Energy Center in Indiana.

The $200 million project features 57 GE wind turbines, and will provide power to Appalachian Power customers in Virginia, West Virginia and Tennessee. Affiliates of NextEra Energy Resources built and will own and operate the project.

"This is our company's first project in Indiana and we look forward to making more investments here," said John DiDonato, vice president of renewable development and origination for NextEra Energy Resources. "We are grateful for our partnership with AEP, and for the tremendous support this project has received from the governor's office and of course the people of Jay and Randolph counties, who stand to benefit from it for years to come."

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