Western Plains Wind Project is a 700.6MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Kansas, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2016 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in March 2017. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Infinity Renewables and Western Plains Wind Project. Evergy and Infinity Renewables are currently owning the project.

The Western Plains Wind Project (Western Plains Wind Project- Phase I), will have 80m high towers.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2016. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by March 2017.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the Western Plains Wind Project (Western Plains Wind Project- Phase I) will be sold to Westar Energy under a power purchase agreement from 2017. The offtake capacity is expected to be 280.6MW.

Contractors involved

M. A. Mortenson is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the Western Plains Wind Project (Western Plains Wind Project- Phase I).

Western Plains Wind Project (Western Plains Wind Project- Phase I) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SWT-2.3-108 turbines. The phase consists of 122 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the Western Plains Wind Project (Western Plains Wind Project- Phase I). The O&M tenure will likely be commencing from the year 2017.

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About Infinity Renewables

Infinity Renewables LLC (Infinity Renewables), formerly Infinity Wind Power LLC is a renewable energy company that develops and markets renewable energy projects. The company’s development process includes planning and permits, site identification, wind assessment, land acquisition, connecting to the power grid, power purchase agreement and construction. It offers services such as meteorological studies, transmission interconnection capabilities, project development services, market analysis, permitting and environmental reviews, project economics and financial analysis. Infinity Renewables' project development services comprise engineering, real estate procurement, site evaluation, environmental analysis, power marketing, permitting, and financing to see a project through this often complicated process. The company offers construction services such as engineering and design, procurement, permitting, electrical construction, civil construction, and wind turbine erection. Infinity Renewables is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, the US.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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