The Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association has signed a 20-year agreement with a subsidiary of Duke Energy Corp. to purchase the output of a new 51 MW wind farm to be built in east-central Colorado, near Burlington in Kit Carso n County.

The Kit Carson Windpower Project will be comprised of 34, 1.5-megawatt General Electric turbines connected to existing transmission lines. Duke Energy will construct, own, operate and provide all maintenance services on the facility, which is scheduled for completion by the end of 2010. (Source: Denver Business Journal, July 7, 2009)

Contact: Ken Anderson, EVP, (303) 452-6111, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association,; Duke Energy,