Wind turbines

AT&T plans to buy 300 megawatts of power from a wind farm under construction in northeast Nebraska, joining a growing list of large companies buying power from wind farms in Nebraska.

A wind farm being built in Antelope and Wheeler counties in northeast Nebraska will sell power to AT&T once it's up and running.

Invenergy announced Wednesday that the telecommunications company has signed a virtual power purchase agreement to buy 300 megawatts of energy from the Thunderhead Wind Energy Center, which is scheduled to begin operations by the end of next year.

Keep reading for FREE!
Enjoy more articles by signing up or logging in. No credit card required.

AT&T will join a growing list of major companies buying power from Nebraska-based wind farms. Facebook plans to buy 200 megawatts from a wind farm near Wakefield, while Hormel Foods Corp. plans to buy all 74 megawatts that will be generated by a wind farm scheduled to start operations next year near Milligan.

Be the first to know

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Reach the writer at 402-473-2647 or molberding@journalstar.com.

On Twitter @LincolnBizBuzz.


Business editor/reporter

Matt Olberding is a Lincoln native and University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate who has been covering business for the Journal Star since 2005.

Load comments