The finance secured from the US Department of Treasury, and ancillary credit facilities, will be used to repay the loan from ArcLight Capital Partners and Global Infrastructure Partners.

Terra-Gen will equip the projects with 100 V90-3.0 MW turbines manufactured by Vestas-American Wind Technology.

Blattner Energy will be responsible for the construction of the project, while Terra-Gen Power will manage, operate and control the projects.

Southern California Edison will buy the power generated from the plants with respect to a 1,550 MW power purchase agreement.

Construction of these projects will bring the total capacity of AWEC in Tehachapi to 1,020MW by the end of this year.