RES Americas Commences Construction of Hatchet Ridge Wind Farm in Shasta County, California
101.2 MW Hatchet Ridge Wind Farm to Generate Power for Nearly 44,000 California Homes Annually
San Francisco, CA, October 8, 2009 – Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced the closing of financing and commencement of construction of its Hatchet Ridge wind project, the first large-scale wind project to begin construction this year in California. The 101.2-MW Hatchet Ridge project, developed by Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), will be located on a portion of Hatchet Mountain near the town of Burney in Shasta County, California. The project is expected to finish construction and reach commercial operation before the end of next year.
Hatchet Ridge will generate power equivalent to the amount of energy needed to serve nearly 44,000 California homes annually. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will purchase the power, including the renewable attributes, under a 15-year power purchase agreement.
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