The projects included in the transaction are: 79.5MW Majestic wind energy center located in Carson County, Texas; 54MW Butler Ridge wind energy center located in Dodge County, Wisconsin; and 51MW Wessington Springs wind energy center located in Jerauld County, South Dakota.

Mitch Davidson, president and CEO of NextEra Energy Resources, said: “This acquisition furthers our clean energy leadership in North America and is consistent with our strategy to profitably grow our wind portfolio. All of these projects are located in markets with very strong wind regimes and utilize proven wind turbine technology.

“In addition, we are pleased that more than 80% of the total output from these three facilities is being sold under long-term contracts to creditworthy counterparties.”

NextEra Energy Resources is a generator of wind power in North America. The company operates approximately 8,600 wind turbines at more than 70 wind projects located in 16 states in the US and two Canadian provinces. In addition to its wind portfolio, NextEra Energy is also an operator of solar power in the US.