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									Iberdrola Renewables
South Texas Wind Energy Conference




Jason Du Terroil
Senior Business Developer
September 21, 2010




Elk River Wind Power Project, Kansas
Iberdrola Renewables:
A Leader in Execution
                     A collection of exceptional assets…

 #2 wind developer in the U.S. with 3.8 GWs
                                                           US Renewables


         41 operating wind projects




     Headquarted in Portland, Oregon
                                                 Wind            Power              Gas
                                              >3,800 MW in‘10    536 MW CCGT     155 BCF Owned
                                                                100 MW peaking    & Contracted
  Committed to investing $6 billion between
               now and 2012
                                                          Corporate Support

                      … with excellent growth prospects
                                                                                             2
       US Asset Portfolio
                                                                 WIND PROJECTS 1 - Buffalo Ridge         4 - Moraine II         7 – Flying Cloud
                                                                                   50.4 MW owned             49.5 MW owned          43.5 MW owned
    WIND PROJECTS          Simpson Tacoma Kraft                                2 - MinnDakota            5 - Trimont            8 - Winnebago
                           55 MW                                                   150 MW owned              101 MW owned           20 MW owned
                                                                               3 - Moraine               6 – Elm Creek          9 - Top of Iowa II   10 - Barton           Maple Ridge II
1 - Klondike III a                                                                 51 MW owned               99 MW owned            80 MW owned         160 MW owned       45.4 MW owned
    76.5 MW owned
                                                                                                                                                                           (91 MW project)
2 - Hay Canyon
    100.8 MW owned
3 - Klondike                                                                   Rugby                                                                           Maple Ridge 1
    24 MW owned                           7
                                                                               149.1 MW owned                                                               115.5 MW owned
                                1
4 - Klondike III                    2 34 5 6 8                                                                                                              (231 MW project)
    223.6 MW owned
5 - Star Point                          Klamath Cogen
                                        506 MW                                                                    34                                                                                  Lempster
    99 MW owned                                                                                             12         5                                                                              24 MW owned
6 - Klondike II                         Klamath Generating                                                        6
    75 MW owned                         100 MW                                                                             8 9 10
7 - Big Horn                                                                                                       7
                                                                     Pleasant Valley
    199.5 MW owned                                                                                                                             Streator
8 - Pebble Springs                                                    144 MW PPA                             Providence Heights                Cayuga Ridge                                          Locust Ridge
    98.7 MW owned                                                                                            72 MW owned                       300 MW owned                                          26 MW owned

                                                                                 Twin Buttes                                                                                                         Locust Ridge II
                                                                                                    Elk River
                                                                                75 MW owned                                     Farmers City                                                         102 MW owned
          High Winds                                                                                150 MW owned
                                                                                                                                146 MW owned
         162 MW PPA
               Shiloh                                                                                                                                                                           Casselman
        150 MW owned                                                                                                                                                                            34.5 MW owned
                                                                           Colorado Green
                                                                              81 MW owned
                                                                           (162 MW project)                                                                                            Caledonia 11.7 Bcf

                                                         Dry Lake                                                                                                                 Freebird 7.6 Bcf
                 Mountain View III                   63 MW owned
                 22.44 MW owned                                                                           Barton Chapel
                                                                                                          120 MW owned
                           Dillon
                     45 MW owned
                                                             Gramma 26.0 Bcf
                                                                                                                                       Houston 15.0 Bcf
       Wind projects owned or controlled                                                  Waha 9.5 Bcf                              Katy 21.0 Bcf

       Gas storage owned                                                                                                       Peñascal
                                                                                                                               202 MW owned
       Gas-fired thermal generation                                                                                            Peñascal II
                                                                                                                               202 MW owned
                                                                                                                                                                                         July 26, 2010
       Biomass cogeneration
Trust land and project site
Peñascal phase I and II layout

                                 Penascal II
                                    (blue
                                 triangles)




                                 Penascal I




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Turbine: Mitsubishi MHI MWT 92
  Development Process


                               Wind Development Process

 Site Selection     Initial Development     Final Development     Construction            Operation

 Preliminary        Interconnection        Interconnection    Manage Lease          Revenue Certainty
  Wind Yield          Application
                                              Agreement          Manage                Availability and
  Assessment         Environmental          Permit                                     Reliability
                                                                  environmental
 Interconnection     Assessment/Avi
                                              Approvals           issues (e.g.          Service and
  &Transmission       an Studies                                                         Maintenance
                                             Final               SWPPP)
  Assessment         Permit Applications                                               Asset Management
                                              Design/Layout      Landowner
 Market             Preliminary                                 Coordination          Ongoing Wind
                      Design/Layout          Landowner
  Assessment                                  Coordination       Performance Tests      Assessment
 Landowner          Wind Yield                                 Program Milestones    Post-
                                             Construction
  Discussions         Analysis                Contracts                                  construction
 Land Easements                             Due Diligence                              environmental
 Environmental                              Marketing and                              studies
  Issues                                      Sales
 Construction
  Issues
Avian/Environmental studies

• Avian Field Work from September 2004 through Fall of 2010
          • > 4,000+ man-hours in the field
          • > 5,400 point count surveys
          • Radar (both NEXRAD and on-site marine) assessments
          • Night vision surveys
          • Breeding bird survey
          • Anabat monitoring

• Wildlife Studies Used in Scoring Process to Identify Sensitive Areas and Locate
            Facility in Lowest Impact Area

• Environmental site assessment

• Wetland delineation: assessment and full-time during construction

• Avian post-construction monitoring: almost 2,000 searches conducted

• Avian bat protection plan: to include use of Merlin radar
Turbine placement



Location reasons

   • Bird avoidance

   • Wetland avoidance

   • Naval flight route

   • Spacing
Batch plant
Foundation
Single pick (up) of Nacelle
Construction: blade
Flying the rotor
     Wetland avoidance




Courtesy of Dick Messbarger
Hydroseeding
Commissioning
Substation
Wind farm in operation
Avian radar
Community Benefits

• Revenue to landowners

• Tax payments – benefiting schools, fire
  departments, road commissions, etc.

• Construction jobs

• Permanent maintenance technician jobs

• Purchases by local workers: restaurants,
  gas stations, hotels, etc.
• Local purchase of supplies – especially
  concrete and gravel
Jason Du Terroil
Iberdrola Renewables
19410 Gran Cima
San Antonio, TX 78258
(tel) 497-6679
(fax) 210-481-9097
jason.duterroil@iberdrolaren.com

								
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