NextEra’s Oliver Wind III seeks EWG status for 99-MW project

Oliver Wind III LLC, a unit of NextEra Energy Resources with a project in North Dakota, on April 8 filed a notice of self-certification as an exempt wholesale generator with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Oliver Wind III is a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of ESI Energy LLC, which in turn is a wholly-owned direct subsidiary NextEra Energy Resources, which is part of of NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE).

Oliver Wind III will own and operate a wind facility with 99.3 MW aggregate nameplate capacity located in Oliver County, North Dakota. The facility will start operations later in 2016. It will operate within the Midcontinent Independent System Operator balancing authority area and interconnect with Minnkota Power Cooperative.

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