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Media Alert: Elected Officials and Corporate Officers to Join Algonquin Power & Utilities for Groundbreaking of 492 MW Maverick Creek Wind Farm

November 18, 2019 GMT

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 18, 2019--

The development footprint spans more than 50,000 acres and represents a total investment of nearly $700 million.

(Alert is for planning purposes only — not for republication to the general public)

WHAT:

Groundbreaking ceremony in Eden, Texas. The wind farm will:

 

  • Power up to 200,000 homes with 127 wind turbines
  • Make a significant contribution to the west central Texas economy including an estimated $5.5 million in annual tax revenue and landowner payments, and approximately $6 million in local expenditures during construction
  • Create approximately 400 construction jobs and 25 full-time jobs to operate the facility
  • Utilize the latest in proven wind turbine technology
  • Produce home-grown, clean, renewable energy in Central Texas
  • Begin commercial operation in Oct. of 2020

 

 

WHO:

Speakers will include:

 

  • Judge David Dillard, County Judge for Concho County, Texas
  • Ian Robertson, Chief Executive Officer, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.
  • Daren Kaiser, Global Energy Strategy Leader, General Mills
  • Peggy Murphy, Sustainability Leader, Kimberly-Clark North America
  • George Trisic, Chief Governance Officer, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.

Speakers will be available for interviews immediately following the ceremony

 

 

WHEN:

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

 

10:30 a.m. CT

 

 

WHERE:

2737 US Highway 83N

 

 

Eden, Texas 76837
(3 miles north of the intersection of highways 83 and 87)

 

 

**RSVP**:

bpentak@OpenDoorsPR.com

 

( RSVP as a member of the media )

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  

  • Luncheon will immediately follow the groundbreaking ceremony
  • Reporters and crew are invited to attend luncheon or have their lunch boxed to go
  • Broadcast media will have access to a mult box to patch into the audio system

ABOUT ALGONQUIN POWER & UTILITIES CORP.:

APUC is a diversified international generation, transmission and distribution utility with approximately U.S. $10 billion of total assets. Through its two business groups, APUC is committed to providing safe, reliable and cost effective rate-regulated natural gas, water, and electricity generation, transmission and distribution utility services to nearly 800,000 connections in the United States and Canada, and is a global leader in renewable energy through its portfolio of long-term contracted wind, solar and hydroelectric generating facilities representing over 2.5 GW of net installed capacity and more than 500 MW of incremental renewable energy capacity under construction. APUC delivers continuing growth through an expanding global pipeline of renewable energy, electric transmission, and water infrastructure development projects, organic growth within its rate-regulated generation, distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions. APUC’s common shares, Series A preferred shares, and Series D preferred shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols AQN, AQN.PR.A, and AQN.PR.D. APUC’s common shares, Series 2018-A subordinated notes and Series 2019-A subordinated notes are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols AQN, AQNA and AQNB.

Visit APUC at www.algonquinpowerandutilities.com and follow us on Twitter @AQN_Utilities.

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CONTACT: Sarah Aspinall, (905) 465-6761

sarah.aspinall@libertyutilities.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA TEXAS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ALTERNATIVE ENERGY ENERGY UTILITIES

SOURCE: Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.

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