If you’re like us at Midwest Energy News, you may have been wondering whether the 134-turbine enXco wind farm near Worthington, Minn., that was purchased Wednesday by Xcel Energy is the same 134-turbine enXco wind farm near Worthington, Minn., that was put on hold last month after its power buyer backed out.

They’re not.

The Xcel project is in Nobles County, which is northwest of Worthington. Here’s a map (PDF) showing the specific location.

The other enXco project is in Jackson County, which is further east. Here’s a copy of the certificate of need application (also a PDF).

An earlier version of Midwest Energy News implied that these were the same project. We apologize for any confusion.

Ken Paulman

Ken is the director of the Energy News Network at Fresh Energy and is a founding editor of both Midwest Energy News and Southeast Energy News. Prior to joining Fresh Energy, he was the managing editor for online news at Minnesota Public Radio. He started his journalism career in 2002 as a copy editor for the Duluth News Tribune before spending five years at the Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, where he worked as a copy editor, online producer, features editor and night city editor. A Nebraska native, Ken has a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a master's degree from the University of Oregon. He is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and Investigative Reporters and Editors.