Pattern Energy Group 2 LP, also known as Pattern Development, said today it has completed the construction and switched on its 79.75-MW Stillwater wind farm in Montana.
Located in Stillwater County, the wind park uses 31 Siemens Gamesa turbines with capacities of 2.3 MW and 2.625 MW. It will operate under a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA), generating enough power to supply more than 23,000 Montana homes annually.
The Stillwater asset has been added to affiliate Pattern Energy Group Inc’s (NASDAQ:PEGI) list of identified Right of First Offer (iROFO) projects and is Pattern Development’s first wind project in Montana. The company is now working on a second wind scheme in the northern state, details for which were not provided.
The construction of the Stillwater plant was by handled by Montana-based Dick Anderson Construction and EPC Services Company. Pattern Development estimates that the facility will produce over USD 18 million (EUR 15.7m) in tax revenue during its 25 years of operation.
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