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BP to Build 419-Megawatt Wind Farm in Kansas With GE Turbines

October 03, 2011

Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) -- BP Plc will build a 419-megawatt wind farm in Kansas.

The Flat Ridge 2 project will have 262 General Electric Co. 1.6-megawatt turbines and is expected to go into operation by the end of 2012, the London-based oil company’s BP Wind Energy unit said today in a statement. Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. will buy 314 megawatts of capacity from the project, and BP Wind Energy is seeking a buyer for the rest.

To contact the reporter on this story: Zachary Tracer in New York at ztracer1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Will Wade at wwade4@bloomberg.net


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