EDF Renewable Energy has entered into a 20-year power purchase agreement with Great Plains Energy (GXP), parent company of Midwestern utilities, Kansas City Power & Light and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations, for the 150 MW Slate Creek Wind Project in Kansas.
Slate Creek Wind Project, located on 17,000 acres about 50 miles south of Wichita, Kansas, in Sumner County, will consist of 75 Vestas 2 MW wind turbines. Construction is expected to commence in late 2014 with commercial operation anticipated by the end of 2015.
EDF Renewable Energy is a renewable energy developer in North America with 5.7 GW of wind, solar, biomass, and biogas projects developed throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. With the addition of Slate Creek in 2015, EDF RE will have developed nearly 400 MW of wind energy projects in Kansas; providing clean energy to KCP&L customers.