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Enel begins operations at two more solar and wind projects, total 2019 capacity at 800 MW

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Farm Country Feeds America. But Just Try Buying Groceries There.

(NY Times) – WINCHESTER, Ill. — John Paul Coonrod had a banana problem. The only grocery store in his 1,500-person hometown in central Illinois had shut its doors, and Mr. Coonrod, a local lawyer, was racing to get a community-run market off the ground. He had found space in an …

Enel Begins Construction on Two Midwest Wind Farms

August 1, 2019 – Enel Green Power North America Inc.  has started construction on two new U.S. wind farms. Totaling roughly 300 MW of renewable energy capacity, the Whitney Hill and White Cloud wind projects – together with the 450 MW High Lonesome wind project and 497 MW Roadrunner solar …

Mount Pulaski Benefits From Enel Wind Farm

May 15, 2019 — The people of Mount Pulaski are putting the money from the Enel Green Power wind farm to good use. Mount Pulaski Economic Development chairman Tom Martin outlined the progress his town has seen with the community funds Enel has contributed through its HillTopper wind farm. According …

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General Motors Signs 200MW Power Off-Take Deal

September 20, 2017 – General Motors (GM) is buying 200MW of output from two wind projects to power its manufacturing facilities in Ohio and Indiana.  It will also purchase a the output of a further 100MW from Swift Current Energy’s 228MW Hill Topper site in Logan County, Illinois. Both projects…

Relight offloads Illinois wind

(reNEWS) – Developer Swift Current Energy has acquired the up to 200MW Meridien wind farm in Illinois from Relight and has renamed the project HillTopper. Swift Current bought the rights for the project from the Italian company late last year and plans to complete the facility by the end of…

Swift Current Energy Developing Hilltopper Wind Project In Logan County, Illinois

February 2, 2017 – Swift Current Energy (“Swift Current”) today announced that it is developing the 175 to 200MW HillTopper Wind Energy Project (“HillTopper”) in Logan County, Illinois.  Swift Current acquired the rights to HillTopper from Relight Enterprises in late 2016.  Swift Current will complete development and construction of HillTopper…
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