Sempra U.S. Gas & Power has acquired the 78-megawatt Black Oak Getty wind project in Minnesota from Geronimo Energy.
Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed. Construction of the wind farm will start in 2016. Output from the wind farm will be sold to Minnesota Municipal Power Agency under a 20-year contract.
“We are pleased to have the opportunity to diversify and expand our renewables portfolio through the acquisition, development and operation of the Black Oak Getty wind project,” said Patricia KWagner, president and CEO of Sempra U.S. Gas & Power.
“We look forward to providing Minnesota with a stable supply of clean, renewable energy and becoming a long-term partner with the local community through the development and operation of this project.”