DeKalb County wind farm to be completed this fall

4 months 2 weeks 6 days ago September 02, 2016 Sep 2, 2016 Friday, September 02 2016 Friday, September 02, 2016 10:48:20 PM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

AMITY, Mo. (AP) — The construction of a wind farm in DeKalb County is on pace to be completed this fall.

The St. Joseph News-Press reports that Next Era Energy Resources is working on a 97-turbine wind farm that will be able to produce 200 megawatts of electricity. Kansas City Power & Light will purchase the electricity.

Construction on the wind farm began in May. Work is scheduled to be completed at the end of November.

Next Era has given $2.6 million to the Missouri Department of Transportation to help defray the costs of repairs to roads and bridges that have been damaged by heavy trucks during construction.

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