Emera will sell its 49% interest in Northeast Wind Partners II (Northeast Wind), to its 51% partner, First Wind Holdings (First Wind) for $223.3 million. Northeast Wind owns and operates a 419-MW portfolio of wind generating assets located in the Northeast United States. Emera acquired its interest in Northeast Wind in 2012. Emera's sale is part of a larger deal which will see 100% of First Wind sold to a third party, and is conditional on that transaction closing.
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Alterra Power sold half of its 51% interest in the Dokie 1 wind farm to Fiera Axium Western Energy. Alterra received initial sales proceeds of $28,625,000, and may receive further earn-out payments of up to $2,250,000 over the next three years depending on asset performance. Alterra will retain 25.5% ownership of Dokie 1, and will continue to operate and manage the project.