Colo. wind farm completed

12/19/2012 | Denver Post, The

NextEra Energy Resources' 250-turbine Limon wind farm in Colorado is now fully operational, bringing the share of wind power in Xcel Energy's generating capacity to 17%, which is more than four times the U.S. average. However, the continued growth of wind power in Colorado is under threat from the uncertainty over the wind-energy Production Tax Credit, industry insiders said. The lack of action in Congress over the PTC "has left the market at a standstill," said Michael O'Sullivan, a senior vice president at NextEra.

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