30 Oct '15, 7am

#GE wind turbines are powering the first utility-scale wind project in #Connecticut

The principals behind Colebrook, Conn.-based BNE Energy are here to dispel a myth about the lack of wind development currently in the Nutmeg State. "There is wind in Connecticut; you just have to know where to look for it," explains Gregory J. Zupkus, president and CEO of BNE Energy, which is on the cusp of completing the Wind Colebrook South wind farm next month. BNE Energy's two-turbine project consists of two GE 2.85-103 wind turbines with a hub height of 98.3 meters. Utility Eversource Energy has agreed to buy the project's output, which will be capped at 5 MW per its power purchase agreement. When completed, Wind Colebrook South will be Connecticut's first utility-scale wind project. A 100 kW Northland wind turbine - which powers a New Haven-based printing press - is clearly visible along the state's Interstate 95 corridor, but BNE's will be the first utility-scale wi...

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