Apex Clean Energy Acquires Development Asset
Charlottesville, VA – April 14, 2016 – Apex Clean Energy has acquired the Sugar Creek Wind One project from American Wind Energy Management Corp (AWEM). The project has the potential to support 175 MW of wind energy capacity in Illinois.
“Sugar Creek is a high-quality project in an important market,” said Mark Goodwin, president of Apex. “Building on AWEM’s strong foundation of work, we look forward to bringing the project to completion.”
“AWEM is very excited to be moving the project forward through the acquisition by Apex,” added Andreas Knauer, president of AWEM. “We look forward to working hand-in-hand with the Apex team through the final stages of development and into construction.”
Apex Clean Energy builds, owns, and operates utility-scale wind and solar power facilities. Last year, Apex was the market leader in the United States, with 1,042 megawatts of new wind capacity installations, enough clean energy to supply the population of a city the size of Boston or San Francisco each year for the life of the facilities.
With a team of over 200 professionals and the nation’s largest wind energy project pipeline, Apex is a leader in the transition to a clean energy future. For more information, visit www.apexcleanenergy.com.
About American Wind Energy Management Corp
AWEM Corp. is comprised of a skilled and experienced team of financial, engineering, and project management staff. The team is led by Andreas Knauer, president and CEO, who has over 25 years of experience in the financial and development aspects of wind farms. www.awem.org
Apex Clean Energy Media Contact
Dan Blondeau, Public Affairs Manager