Enel Green Power acquires U.S. renewable developer Tradewind Energy

Published on Wednesday, 27 March 2019

“Through this deal we are acquiring an experienced renewable development company to help carry out our North American growth strategy across all technologies with even greater speed and efficiency, thereby strengthening our position in the competitive US market. We are further able to capitalize on our investment and secure additional value for our company through the sale of certain development assets that will deliver immediate returns.”

– Georgios Papadimitriou, Head of Enel Green Power North America

Enel Green Power and Tradewind Energy, headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas, have been strategic development partners since 2006, supporting EGP’s growth in the US wind market.

Over the course of this partnership, EGP successfully constructed and began operations of around 3.9 GW of capacity developed by Tradewind.

With this current acquisition, Enel Green Power will further expand its presence in Kansas where the company is the largest wind operator with more than 1.4 GW of operational wind energy.