First Reserve Acquires Kingfisher Wind from Apex Clean Energy

Canadian County, OK – January 22, 2015 – First Reserve, the largest global private equity and infrastructure investment firm exclusively focused on energy, today announced an agreement to acquire the Kingfisher Wind power project from Apex Clean Energy (“Apex”), an independent renewable energy company.  Kingfisher Wind is a construction-ready 298 MW wind power generation project located in Canadian and Kingfisher Counties.


Western Farmers Electric Cooperative Signs 50 MW Renewable Energy Purchase Agreement with Apex Clean Energy, Saves Money for Oklahoma Consumers

Anadarko, Oklahoma – January 19, 2015 – Apex Clean Energy, through its subsidiary Grant Wind, LLC, has signed a Renewable Energy Purchase Agreement (REPA) with Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) for 50 megawatts (MW) of wind energy from Apex’s Grant Wind project.  With this agreement, Apex has sold the remaining 50 MW of the 150 MW capacity project, which will produce enough electricity to power more than 56,000 U.S. homes.  The project is expected to come online in 2015.


D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments Acquires 300-MW Balko Wind from Apex Clean Energy

Balko, Oklahoma – January 12, 2015 – D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, L.L.C. (DESRI) and Apex Clean Energy (Apex) today announced the sale of Balko Wind, a wind energy project in Beaver County, Oklahoma. Apex developed the 300 MW project and sold it to an affiliate of DESRI in late 2014. Financing for the acquisition and construction of the project was provided by Santander Bank, N.A., KeyBank, N.A., Citi, and Banco de Sabadell, S.A.


East Texas Electric Cooperative (ETEC) and Northeast Texas Electric Cooperative (NTEC) Announce Renewable Wind Energy Purchase Agreements Totaling 101.2 MW

Nacogdoches, TX – November 24, 2014 – East Texas Electric Cooperative and Northeast Texas Electric Cooperative have joined forces to bring 101.2 MW of renewable wind energy into the mix for their member-owned cooperatives in east Texas. The two Texas electric cooperatives have signed Renewable Energy Purchase Agreements (REPAs) for wind generation from Apex Clean Energy subsidiary Grant Wind, LLC. This project will produce about 150 MW of electricity, enough to help power over 56,000 ETEC and NTEC homes. The project is expected to come online in 2015. 


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Ikea Makes First Wind Farm Investment in the United States

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA – April 10, 2014 — IKEA US announced today that it is making its first wind farm investment in the United States with the purchase of Hoopeston Wind in Hoopeston, Illinois. The 98 megawatt wind farm is the largest single IKEA Group renewable energy investment globally to date and will make a significant contribution to the company’s goal to generate as much renewable energy as the total energy it consumes by 2020. The project is currently being constructed by Apex Clean Energy and is expected to be fully operational by the first half of 2015.