BP Wind Energy and Sempra U.S. Gas & Power held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday for the $800 million Flat Ridge 2 wind project in Kansas' Harper County. The 419-megawatt project is expected to create about 500 jobs during construction. "The development of the Flat Ridge 2 Wind Farm is an important component to achieving balance in our country’s energy production and revitalizing rural Kansas," said Gov. Sam Brownback.

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