SAN FRANCISCO — The Southern California Public Power Authority plans to bring $140 million of tax-exempt notes to market later this month to provide interim financing for one of several wind energy projects the joint-powers agency is working on to help utilities meet California’s aggressive renewable energy standards.

The deal could be followed by as much as $1.7 billion in debt for bigger wind farm projects that SCPPA is developing in Washington, Oregon and Utah, according to the minutes of its recent finance committee meetings.

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