Apex Clean Energy Acquires Second Illinois Asset from American Wind Energy Management
Charlottesville, VA – August 9, 2016 – Apex Clean Energy has acquired a second project from American Wind Energy Management Corp (AWEM), Sangamon Wind One in western Sangamon County, Illinois. The project has the potential to support 130 MW of wind energy.
“We’re pleased to be working with AWEM to bring another high-quality project to completion,” said Mark Goodwin, president of Apex. “With Sugar Creek before it, Sangamon Wind promises to strengthen Apex’s presence in central Illinois.”
“AWEM is once again very excited to be teaming with Apex to move another project forward through acquisition,” added Andreas Knauer, president of AWEM. “We look forward to our continued relationship with Apex and to working alongside them through the final stages of development and construction.”
Sangamon Wind is now known as Lincoln Land Wind.
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