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Tierra Energy to build Wyoming wind farm

Tierra Energy LLC announced today that it has secured a contract to build a $55 million wind farm that will supply a Wyoming power company with renewable energy. Austin-based Tierra Energy's subsidiary, Happy Jack Windpower, will provide Cheyenne Light Fuel & Power with wind-generated energy over a 20-year period. Cheyenne Light Fuel & Power is a subsidiary of Rapid City, S.D.-based Black Hills Corp. (NYSE:BKH).

Tierra Energy LLC announced today that it has secured a contract to build a $55 million wind farm that will supply a Wyoming power company with renewable energy.

Austin-based Tierra Energy's subsidiary, Happy Jack Windpower, will provide Cheyenne Light Fuel & Power with wind-generated energy over a 20-year period. Cheyenne Light Fuel & Power is a subsidiary of Rapid City, S.D.-based Black Hills Corp. (NYSE:BKH).

When the Happy Jack project becomes operational in 2008, it will generate about 100 million kilowatt-hours of wind energy a year for the city of Cheyenne and surrounding communities.

"Wind power is a rapidly growing and reliable power resource throughout the nation," says David Marks, president of Tierra Energy. "The ample wind resource available near Cheyenne makes it an ideal location for the operation of a wind-powered renewable energy project."

The Happy Jack project will be constructed on roughly 750 acres of land just west of Cheyenne that is owned by the city. The city will receive royalty payments on the use of the land.

Since launching in Austin in January 2002, Tierra Energy has grown to include a diverse portfolio of wind and natural gas... more [truncated due to possible copyright]  

Tierra Energy LLC announced today that it has secured a contract to build a $55 million wind farm that will supply a Wyoming power company with renewable energy.

Austin-based Tierra Energy's subsidiary, Happy Jack Windpower, will provide Cheyenne Light Fuel & Power with wind-generated energy over a 20-year period. Cheyenne Light Fuel & Power is a subsidiary of Rapid City, S.D.-based Black Hills Corp. (NYSE:BKH).

When the Happy Jack project becomes operational in 2008, it will generate about 100 million kilowatt-hours of wind energy a year for the city of Cheyenne and surrounding communities.

"Wind power is a rapidly growing and reliable power resource throughout the nation," says David Marks, president of Tierra Energy. "The ample wind resource available near Cheyenne makes it an ideal location for the operation of a wind-powered renewable energy project."

The Happy Jack project will be constructed on roughly 750 acres of land just west of Cheyenne that is owned by the city. The city will receive royalty payments on the use of the land.

Since launching in Austin in January 2002, Tierra Energy has grown to include a diverse portfolio of wind and natural gas fired power projects in Wyoming, Texas, Idaho and California. The company currently has a total of eight employees.


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NOV 30 2006
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