Invenergy’s Forward Energy Wind Project in Wisconsin to Proceed With Construction

CHICAGO, July 25 /PRNewswire/ — Invenergy Wind LLC issued the following statement today following the affirmation by the Court of Appeals of Wisconsin of the Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for its Forward Energy Center, located in Dodge and Fond du Lac Counties, Wisconsin.

“We are pleased that the appellate court today affirmed the decision of the circuit court, which held that the Wisconsin Public Service Commission properly issued the Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the Forward Energy Center,” said Kevin Smith, Senior Vice President of Invenergy Wind. “The WPSC process was extremely thorough and comprehensive, and we are very excited about construction of our first wind energy project in Wisconsin moving ahead.” Power generated by the Forward Project will be sold via contract to several Wisconsin utilities.

Over the past three years, Invenergy Wind has completed development and construction of nearly 700 MW of wind energy facilities. Wind energy projects completed and under construction by Invenergy Wind in North America and Europe are expected to generate more than three billion kilowatt hours of electricity per year with clean and renewable generation technology, enough to power almost 300,000 homes.

About Invenergy Wind LLC

Invenergy Wind LLC is an affiliate of Invenergy LLC, a developer, owner and operator of utility-scale electricity generating facilities including wind energy and natural gas-fired projects. The company has comprehensive expertise in the development, financing, construction, operation and management of power generation projects serving a wide range of utilities, load serving entities and energy trading companies. The members of Invenergy’s senior management team have extensive experience in diverse areas of the energy market and a track record of resounding success at Invenergy and in their prior business entities.

Invenergy is headquartered in Chicago and has professional staff located in its North American offices in Denver, Washington D.C, Toronto, Milwaukee, Tampa, San Francisco, Portland and Austin, Texas. Overseas offices are located in London, Warsaw, and Athens.