Sempra U.S. Gas & Power Acquires 78-MW Minnesota Wind Project from Geronimo Energy

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power acquired the Black Oak Getty wind project in Minnesota from Geronimo Energy. Located in Stearns County, Minn., the Black Oak Getty wind farm will generate enough renewable power for approximately 30,000 Minnesota homes. The project is expected to move into full construction in spring 2016 and in commercial operation by late 2016. The entire power output from the wind farm has been sold to Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA) under a 20-year contract. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.