NEW YORK, NY. December 7, 2017 – On Wednesday, November 8th Novatus Energy sponsored a community open house at the Palouse Wind project in Whitman County, WA. Community members included landowners, tenants and elected officials from the counties of Rosalia, Whitman and Oakesdale. The event was held in the Operations & Maintenance Building of the site, where community members, along with Novatus representatives, enjoyed a catered barbeque dinner and beverages. Novatus spoke to the attendees about the history of the site and the company’s desire to maintain and foster a harmonious relationship with the community. After official remarks, Novatus opened the floor to community members and gave them a chance to ask questions about the project.
“Our company’s mission and values are based on a commitment to safety, integrity and respect for our stakeholders.” said Steve Doyon, CEO of Novatus. “We conduct these events to further develop our relationship with our local communities. Our hope is that events like these demonstrate that we are committed to this community and provide everyone the opportunity to see the project firsthand and ask any questions they may have.”
The Palouse Wind Project has an installed capacity of 105 MW, utilizing 58 Vestas V-100 1.8 MW turbines on 80-meter (262 ft) towers. RMT, a Washington based contractor constructed the project, which began commercial operation in December 2012.
Novatus Energy is currently planning similar community events at their other projects in the coming months.
About Novatus Energy
Novatus Energy is a North American privately-held renewable energy platform that currently owns interests in a 1.6 GW portfolio of operational wind and solar projects in the US, consisting of 7 wind projects (1,043 MW) and a portfolio of 25 solar PV projects (543 MWac). Headquartered in New York City, Novatus Energy is wholly owned by institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management. For more information, please visit www.novatusenergy.com.
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