BHE Renewables, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, announced plans to construct a 400-MW wind farm in Holt County, Nebraska - the largest wind energy project in the state's history. The project will increase Nebraska's wind energy capacity by nearly 50 percent and represents the first project in the state for BHE Renewables. BHE Renewables plans to begin construction at Grande Prairie this summer with completion scheduled for the end of 2016.
Berkshire Hathaway Energy
First Wind finalized four 20-year PPAs with Rocky Mountain Power, a division of PacifiCorp and part of Berkshire Hathaway Energy. As part of the PPAs, Rocky Mountain Power will buy the output of the planned 320-MW Four Brothers solar development, which includes four, separate fully permitted 80-MW project sites. Rocky Mountain Power’s purchase is made in connection with its obligation under the federal Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, or PURPA, and follows seven similar PURPA agreements for First Wind’s 20-MW Seven S