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Ørsted’s Lincoln Clean Energy buys 103-MW wind project in S Dakota

Wind park. Photo by: Lincoln Clean Energy (www.lincoln-clean-energy.com).

July 1 (Renewables Now) - Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a US unit of Danish energy company Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORSTED), has purchased a 103-MW shovel-ready wind project in Butte County, South Dakota, the company announced today.

LCE has acquired the project from Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ:PEGI) at an undisclosed price. The facility will be built in Butte County, with completion scheduled for the fourth quarter of next year.

“The acquisition of this South Dakota wind farm adds to our growing portfolio of onshore wind assets and continues to broaden the geographic footprint of our asset base into the important SPP market,” stated Declan Flanagan, CEO of Lincoln Clean Energy.

LCE has another project in the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) market -- the 230-MW Plum Creek wind farm in Nebraska, which is also expected to become operational next year.

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