NextEra outlines status of contracted wind and solar projects

The NextEra Energy Resources affiliate of NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE) has 2,571 MW of contracted wind projects and 1,385 MW of contracted solar projects that have gone into commercial operation in 2015 or will in 2016, said the parent company in a presentation that accompanies its Jan. 28 earnings statement.

The wind projects are:

  • Breckenridge, Oklahoma, 98 MW, commercial operation in 2015;
  • Goshen, Ontario, 102 MW, commercial in 2015;
  • East Durham, Ontario, 22 MW, commercial in 2015;
  • Cedar Point JV, Ontario, 50 MW, commercial in 2015; 
  • Golden Hills, California, 86 MW, commercial in 2015; 
  • Golden West, Colorado, 249 MW, commercial in 2015;
  • Carousel, Colorado, 150 MW, commercial in 2015;
  • Cedar Bluff, Kansas, 199 MW, commercial in 2015;
  • Javelina, Texas, 250 MW, commercial in 2015;
  • Dickinson/Brady, North Dakota, 150 MW, commercial in 2016;
  • Osborn, Missouri, 200 MW, commercial in 2016;
  • Ninnescah, Kansas, 209 MW, commercial in 2016; and
  • Contracted, not yet announced, 806 MW, commercial in 2016.

The solar projects are:

  • Shafter, California, 20 MW, commercial in 2015;
  • Adelanto I & II, California, 27 MW, commercial in 2015;
  • McCoy Solar, California, 250 MW, commercial in 2016;
  • Blythe, California, 110 MW, commercial in 2016;
  • Georgia Solar, Georgia, 229 MW, commercial in 2016;
  • Silver State South, Nevada, 250 MW, commercial in 2016;
  • Contracted, not yet announced, 499 MW, commercial in 2015-2016

NextEra noted that it has another 236 MW of solar projects due in commercial operation after 2016 that also have not been announced.

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