January 18 (Renewables Now) - US renewables developer Invenergy said yesterday the 200-MW Upstream Wind Energy Center in Nebraska has commenced commercial operations.
The wind farm in Antelope County comprises 81 turbines and will produce enough to power roughly 68,000 households. Invenergy developed the project and built the power plant, its fourth in the state of Nebraska. It owns a 20% stake in it, following the sale of 80% to WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC).
Invenergy is also in charge of operations and maintenance (O&M), asset management and energy management at the Upstream Wind Energy Center.
According to its website, Invenergy's other wind parks in Nebraska form the 300-MW-plus Prairie Breeze Wind Energy Center.