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Deere & Company Completes Sale of Wind Energy Business

Friday, December 10, 2010

Deere & Company Completes Sale of Wind Energy Business09:00 EST Friday, December 10, 2010MOLINE, Ill., Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) said today that it has completed the sale of John Deere Renewables LLC, its wind energy business, to Exelon Generation Company, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Exelon Corporation. In August, Deere announced the two companies had signed a definitive agreement for the transaction. Deere said it sold the wind energy business as part of the company's increased focus on investing the company's resources to grow the core equipment businesses around the world. SOURCE Deere & CompanyFor further information: Ken Golden, Director, Global Public Reputation Strategy of Deere & Company, +1-309-765-5678