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November 26, 2021

Aurora Wind Project, US

By Carmen

Aurora Wind Project is a 300MW onshore wind power project. It is located in North Dakota, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in January 2021.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 300 300 Active North Dakota, the US TradeWind Energy

Description

The project is developed and owned by TradeWind Energy. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project generates 1,300GWh electricity thereby offsetting 850,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $450m.

The wind power project consists of 121 turbines.

Development Status

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The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in January 2021.

Power Purchase Agreement

Basin Electric Power Coop and Gap are the power offtakers from the project.

About TradeWind Energy

TradeWind Energy Inc (TWE) engages in development of wind and solar energy projects. The company purchases physical output from a wind and solar energy project; and offers financial contract services and hedging against rising power costs. Its wind project portfolio include Smoky Hills Wind Project – Phase I, Smoky Hills Wind Project – Phase II, Caney River Wind Project, Rock Creek Wind Project, Cheyenne Ridge Wind Project and English Farms Wind Project, among others. TWE provides solar projects such as Birmingham Zoo, Decatur County and Creswell, among others. The company offers wind and solar projects for utilities, commercial and industrial, landowners and solar resources, among others. It also involves in financing for wind projects. TWE is headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas, the US.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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