EDP Renewables North America
EDP Renewables North America
Industry Renewable energy
Predecessor Zilkha Renewable Energy
Horizon Wind Energy
Headquarters Houston, Texas, United States
Products wind power
Parent EDP Renewables
Website www.horizonwind.com

EDP Renewables North America (former names: Zilkha Renewable Energy and Horizon Wind Energy) is a wind energy developer based in Houston, Texas. It has developed wind farms in New York, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Washington, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Oregon, Texas, Indiana, and Illinois.


In 2005, the company (then called Zilkha Renewable Energy, and owned by Selim Zilkha and Michael Zilkha) was purchased by investment bank Goldman Sachs for an undisclosed sum and renamed Horizon Wind Energy, and was acquired by Energias de Portugal in 2007 for $2.15 billion.[1][2] It became a part EDP Renewables which was listed in 2008.[3][4] On 1 July 2011, the company changed its name from Horizon Wind Energy to EDP Renewables North America LLC.[5]


EDP Renewables North America has developed the following operating projects:


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