NextEra and AEP celebrate commissioning of $200 million Bluff Point Wind Energy Center, located in Indiana.
The project will be composed of 57 GE wind turbines, generating almost 120MW of energy and will create hundreds of jobs while contributing millions of dollars to the local community.
Vice president of regulatory and external affairs for Indiana Michigan Power, an AEP company, Marc Lewis said, “AEP and Appalachian Power are pleased to partner with NextEra Energy Resources on this beneficial project that helps modernize and diversify the power generation fleet and provides low-cost, clean energy to customers.”
Vice president of renewable development and origination for NextEra Energy Resources, John DiDonato said, “This is our company’s first project in Indiana and we look forward to making more investments here. We are grateful for our partnership with AEP, and for the tremendous support this project has received from the governor’s office and of course the people of Jay and Randolph counties, who stand to benefit from it for years to come.”
Jay County Council member, Jeanne Houchins said, “We are very proud to host the Bluff Point Wind Energy Center right here in Jay County. This project has already created a great deal of enthusiasm and positive economic activity in our community. The extra tax revenue it generates will go a long way to help our county enhance our schools, roads and essential services.”