Apex Clean Energy Signs 200 MW Renewable Energy Purchase Agreement with Westar Energy
Charlottesville, VA – November 6, 2013 – Apex Clean Energy has signed a Renewable Energy Purchase Agreement (REPA) with Westar Energy for 200 MW of wind energy from Apex’s Kay Wind project. The 300 MW Kay Wind project, expected to begin construction in 2015, will produce enough electricity to power over 102,000 U.S. homes.
“We are very pleased to be working with Westar, and we look forward to a strong long-term relationship moving forward,” said Mark Goodwin, president of Apex. “The Kay project will bring clean energy, at a great value, to Westar and its customers.”
The construction of the Kay project is expected to bring about $90 million to the Kansas economy.
Apex Clean Energy is an independent renewable energy company based in Charlottesville, VA. Since its founding in 2009, Apex has become one of the fastest-growing companies in the industry. In December 2012, Apex completed the development and construction of the 300 MW Canadian Hills Wind project outside Oklahoma City. The company has a diversified portfolio of wind energy facilities in development around the country and owns several operating solar PV assets. The company’s management team comprises experts from throughout the industry whose collective prior experience includes the development, financing, construction and operation of over $10 billion in wind and solar energy facilities now operating in the United States.
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