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First, it was oil field services. Now merger activity is heating up in the wind power market. According to reports, SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) and its clean energy subsidiary, TerraForm Power Inc. (Nasdaq: TERP) are partnering to purchase First Wind. The company develops and operates wind farms. The deal would be for $2.4 billion. SunEdison has evolved into one of the largest solar turbine companies in the United States. With this deal, the company now has a firm entry path into the wind-turbine business. Shares of SUNE jumped more than 10% in pre-market hours.