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Pattern Energy Group LP (PEG LP) has closed the financing and started construction of its Panhandle Wind project, a 218 MW wind power project located in the Texas Panhandle. The project will utilize Texas' new competitive renewable energy zone (CREZ) transmission infrastructure, which connects to Electric Reliability Council of Texas.

Mortenson is overseeing construction of Panhandle Wind, which will use 118 GE 1.85 MW turbines, as well as construction of a 345 kV substation, transmission line and operations facility. Completion is expected in August 2014. Citigroup Energy Inc. will purchase the project’s output under a long-term hedge off-take agreement.



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