Novatus Energy hosts an open house for local stakeholders at the Sunflower Wind project in North Dakota
NEW YORK, NY. August 1, 2018 – On Wednesday, July 18th Novatus Energy sponsored a community open house at the Sunflower Wind project in Stark and Morton counties in North Dakota. Community members included landowners, tenants, participants in the Novatus scholarship program, elected officials and local police officers. The event was held in the Operations & Maintenance Building of the site, where community members, along with Novatus representatives, enjoyed a catered barbeque dinner.
The Novatus management team 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, and answered numerous questions posed by attendees about the wind farm’s operations, its owner, the energy industry, and future plans for the wind farm.
“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 will be part of the Sunflower community for the long term, and look forward to nurturing our relationship with the region. We want to provide everyone the opportunity to see the project firsthand and ask any questions they may have.”
The Sunflower Wind Project has an installed capacity of 104 MW, utilizing 52 Vestas V-100 2.0 MW turbines on 80-meter (262 ft) towers. M.A. Mortenson Company, a North Dakota based contractor constructed the project, which began commercial operation in December 2016.
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.