acquired a 470-MWwind development portfolio from Minneapolis-based PRC Wind for an undisclosedsum, according to a Sept. 27 news release.
The portfolioconsists of three midstage projects, totaling 270 MW in Minnesota and 200 MW inNorth Dakota. All three facilities will interconnect to the regional transmission system, with one also able tointerconnect to with SouthwestPower Pool Inc.
"Thesewind projects are located in regions with both good wind resources and agrowing need for renewables," said Joel Link, Tenaska vice president ofdevelopment.
PRCWind will complete local development activities for the projects, amid Tenaskaassuming overall development responsibility. Tenaska said it plans to utilizeits "safe harbor" wind turbines to achieve full production tax creditqualification.