Ameren cancels plans to acquire 157MW wind farm in Missouri
- Jul 30, 2019 12:26 pm GMT
Ameren Missouri has canceled the deal to acquire the Brickyard Hill wind farm from
Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of
Ameren Missouri chairman and president
While it is disappointing we will not be moving forward with this project, we remain focused on seeing our other, larger projects through to the finish line.
The company also reiterated that it remains committed to meeting its goal of owning at least 700MW in new wind generation by the end of next year.
One of the two
The total investment for the two wind farms expected to be about
In addition to expanding wind generation, the company also plans to add 50MW solar by 2025 and plans to increase it to 100MW by 2027.
Ameren Missouri also plans to reduce its carbon dioxide levels by 35% by 2030 and 50% by 2040 and 80% by 2050, based on 2005 levels. As part of this plan, the company aims to retire more than half of its coal-fired power plants in the next 20 years, started with the Meramec Energy Center in 2022.
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