24 Sep '11, 12pm

DOE Guarantees Loans Up to $624MM for Wind, Geothermal, Cellulosic Ethanol

DOE Guarantees Loans Up to $624MM for Wind, Geothermal, Cellulosic Ethanol

The US Dept. of Energy (DOE) issued partial loan guarantees for renewable energy projects in three states totaling as much as $624 million Friday. Energy Secretary Chu announced partial loan guarantees of $168.9 million for Granite Reliable Power’s 99-megawatt (MW) wind farm, New Hampshire’s largest; up to $350 million for Ormat Nevada’s 113MW geothermal power plants; and $105 million for POET’s ‘first-of-its-kind’ cellulosic ethanol bio-refinery in Iowa. New Hampshire Wind Power Granite Reliable Power’s 99MW wind farm located in northern New Hampshire’s Coos County would be the state’s largest, creating nearly 200 construction jobs. Thirty-three Vestas V90 3.0MW wind turbines will be erected on the site, generating enough clean, renewable electrical power for nearly 20,000 homes while avoiding more than 124,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions annually. Most of the Granite wi...

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