U.S. General Services Administration Signs Power Purchase Agreement for 140 Megawatts of Wind Energy in Illinois

Oct 22 – PR Newswire

MG2 Tribal Energy (“MG2”), a partnership between the Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians (“Mesa Grande”) and renewable energy company, Geronimo Energy (“Geronimo”), is pleased to announce that the United States General Services Administration (“GSA”) has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to purchase 140 megawatts (MW) of clean wind energy from the Walnut Ridge Wind Farm in western Illinois . The PPA was sourced via a competitive public Request for Proposal process through the GSA and marks the largest U.S. Federal Government wind energy contract signed in U.S. history.

Mesa Grande and Geronimo entered into a partnership to form MG2 Tribal Energy in order to jointly pursue renewable energy opportunities throughout the U.S. This PPA represents a first for MG2 Tribal Energy, with prospects for many more in the future.