Friday, October 7 2022 Sign In   |    Register
 

News Quick Search


 

News


Front Page
Power News
Today's News
Yesterday's News
Week of Oct 03
Week of Sep 26
Week of Sep 19
Week of Sep 12
Week of Sep 05
By Topic
By News Partner
Gas News
News Customization
Feedback

 

Pro Plus(+)


Add on products to your professional subscription.
  • Energy Archive News
  •  



    Home > News > Power News > News Article

    Share by Email E-mail Printer Friendly Print

    Western Oklahoma wind farm sells for $250 million


    August 15, 2022 - Journal Record

     

      An 80-turbine wind farm that spans 17,000 acres in western Oklahoma has changed hands.

      The Persimmon Creek Farm in Dewey, Ellis and Woodward counties sold for approximately $250 million.

      According to a release, the 199-megawatt wind power facility, which first went online in 2018, was purchased by Evergy Inc. from sellers Scout Clean Energy and joint venture partner Elawan Energy.

      Headquartered in Kansas City, Evergy serves 1.6 million customers in Kansas and Missouri. About half of its delivered power derives from carbon-free sources.

      Scout Clean Energy is a renewable energy developer and owner-operator headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, with more than 1,200 megawatts of operating assets. According to the release, it is currently developing a portfolio of more than 15,000 MW of onshore wind, solar PV, and battery storage projects across 24 states. Scout is a portfolio company of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners, a global investment manager specializing in lower-carbon and renewable energy infrastructure.

      "We are delighted that Evergy has agreed to purchase Persimmon from Scout, which will serve Evergy's renewable energy plans well over the coming years. Persimmon was designed and constructed to a very high standard by the Scout team and this is reflected in the value achieved in this transaction," Scout Board Chairman David Scaysbrook said.

      Elawan Energy identifies as a global operator in the renewable energy space with more than 1.1 gigawatts of wind, solar, and hydropower projects in operation and more than 11 GW of renewable energy under development.

      The Persimmon Creek Farm sale is expected to close in the first quarter of 2023.

      "Evergy continues to tap into the Midwest's affordable, renewable energy resources to serve our customers," Evergy President and CEO David Campbell said in a statement. "Expanding our portfolio of owned renewable generation positions us to ensure customers receive the long-term benefits of these assets."

      Copyright © 2022 BridgeTower Media. All Rights Reserved.

    TOP

    Other Articles - Utility Business / General


    TOP

       Home  -  Feedback  -  Contact Us  -  Safe Sender  -  About Energy Central   
    Copyright © 1996-2022 by CyberTech, Inc. All rights reserved.
    Energy Central® and Energy Central Professional® are registered trademarks of CyberTech, Incorporated. Data and information is provided for informational purposes only, and is not intended for trading purposes. CyberTech does not warrant that the information or services of Energy Central will meet any specific requirements; nor will it be error free or uninterrupted; nor shall CyberTech be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages (including lost data, information or profits) sustained or incurred in connection with the use of, operation of, or inability to use Energy Central. Other terms of use may apply. Membership information is confidential and subject to our privacy agreement.