MCE and BayWa r.e. Wind, LLC announced that they have entered into a long-term power purchase agreement for 100% of the output of the Strauss Wind Project. The project is expected to provide clean energy for over 24,000 homes and save an estimated 223,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions annually for decades to come.
“We’re proud to be working with BayWa r.e. to continue to expand California’s wind industry,” said Dawn Weisz, CEO of MCE. "We're gratified that BayWa r.e. plans to hire locally for construction, helping to support in-state job creation, economic strength, and tackle climate change by transitioning our communities to 100% renewable energy.”
“We applaud MCE for their leadership in expanding their renewable footprint and congratulate them on their recent investment grade credit rating. We look forward to working with MCE on this exciting project,” states Florian Zerhusen, CEO of BayWa r.e. Wind, LLC.