Apex shelves 71-MW wind project in Tennessee - report
Crab Orchard wind project map. Source: Apex Clean Energy
US-based firm Apex Clean Energy has temporarily abandoned for now plans to build the up to 71-MW Crab Orchard wind farm in the state of Tennessee.
The renewable energy plants operator has decided to it plans on hold and wait for more favourable market conditions that will make the project more competitive, development manager Harry Snyder said, as quoted by the Crossville Chronicle on Friday. Meanwhile, the company will continue to examine prospective projects in development, he added.
The Crab Orchard project in eastern Cumberland County, unveiled in January 2016, is calling for a total investment of over USD 100 million (EUR 89.3m). It envisaged the installation of between 20 and 23 turbines capable of producing electricity for 20,000 homes each year. It was expected to start operations in 2019.
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