Akuo Energy USA has signed of a 30-MW Renewable Energy Purchase Agreement (REPA) with Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC).
The renewable energy will be provided from the Sterling Wind Farm, which will be located near the city of Tatum, in Lea County New Mexico. Western Farmers Electric has agreed to purchase the output from the 30-MW project for a span of 15 years.
“We are pleased to sign this renewable energy purchase agreement with Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, the largest locally owned power supply system in the region,” said Thomas Coté, CEO of Akuo Energy USA. “The REPA for the Sterling Wind Farm is the second project for Akuo to reach this milestone in the past 12 months. We look forward to continuing our collaboration with WFEC, a company with 75 years of experience in electric power supply including generation and transmission to its 21 member cooperatives including Lea County Electric Cooperative, and is a leader in the deployment of renewable energy.”
Brian Hobbs, VP of Legal & Corporate Services of Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, added: “Akuo Energy USA, by way of the AEM Wind, LLC is a company that is truly client focused and passionate in it’s pursuit to develop and operate clean, renewable energy generation facilities and providing customers with value-based energy.”
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