FERC okays TerraForm buy of two Nebraska wind farms

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on April 11 approved a Feb. 16 application from Prairie Breeze Wind Energy II LLC and Prairie Breeze Wind Energy III LLC for authorization for the disposition of jurisdictional facilities.

Specifically, TerraForm IWG Acquisition Holdings III LLC will acquire from Invenergy Wind Global LLC (IWG) indirect controlling ownership interests in each of the applicants.

Prairie Breeze II owns and operates a 73-MW wind project located near Petersburg, Nebraska. Prairie Breeze III is constructing, and will own and operate, a 35.8-MW wind farm that will be located also near Petersburg, Nebraska. Both the Prairie Breeze II and Prairie Breeze III projects are situated within the Southwest Power Pool.

The applicants are part of Invenergy Wind LLC.

The buyer, TerraForm IWG Acquisition III, is an indirect subsidiary of SunEdison Inc., a publicly traded company that develops wind and solar energy projects and sells photovoltaic energy solutions.

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Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.