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Renewable Energy, A Cost-Effective Way to Meet BTU System’s Growth Needs

Iberdola Renewables, a global leader in the field of wind power, declared a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the City of Bryan in Texas using the Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU).

The city would procure 30 MW of renewable energy for a period of 15 years from Iberdola’s Peñascal 2 Wind Project located in Sarita, Texas. According to the Vice President of Iberdola, Barrett Stambler, the company would be able to offer long term fixed price assurances for the renewables as there is no fluctuation for this fuel which comes from a system generating power devoid of water consumption and air emissions or discharges. He further stated that Iberdola was happy to add the City of Bryan to its extensive customer portfolio.

BTU’s General Manager, Dan Wilkerson, confirmed that they would use renewable energy, a cost-effective way to meet BTU system’s growth needs when compared to other expensive available alternatives. The Peñascal Wind project with its proven track record of diversification and advantageous location is the perfect choice for boosting BTU’s power supply. The project with a capacity of 202 MW was recruited to serve by February 2010 and would begin operating from the first of January, 2011.

Iberdola working in 23 countries is the world’s biggest supplier of wind power with regard to both the output which is more than 21 million MWh and its installed capacity of around 11,000 MW by 2009 end. It is also the second biggest wind operator in the US operating more than 41 wind farms offering 3800 MW.

Iberdrola Renewables, with operations in 23 countries, is the world’s largest provider of wind power in both installed capacity (with nearly 11,000 MW at the end of 2009) and output (over 21 million MWh). Iberdrola Renewables is the second-largest wind operator in the US with more than 3,800 MW in operation at 41 wind farms. BTU established in 1909, serving several counties in the Texas region, is famed for its customer service and competitive energy prices.


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