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.
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.
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.
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.
165 MW Cameron Wind Farm in Texas Is Single Largest IKEA Renewable Energy Investment Globally
With potential to save customers $50 million over the project’s lifetime...
VINITA, OKLAHOMA – September 2, 2014 – In an effort to add more balance to its diverse electric generation portfolio, the Grand River Dam Authority will soon be utilizing even more Oklahoma wind power.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – May 29, 2014 – Apex Clean Energy has acquired six wind energy development projects from BP Wind Energy, North America, Inc. These projects have the potential to support approximately 710 MW of wind energy capacity in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, and Tennessee.
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.