Bennington Wind Farm is a 93.06MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Illinois, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2021.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 93.06 93.06 Active Illinois, the US Akuo Energy USA; Stewardship Energy

Description

The project is developed by Akuo Energy USA and Stewardship Energy. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 33,000 households, offsetting 300,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $153.549m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2021.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Morgan Stanley under a power purchase agreement from 2022. The contracted capacity is 93.06MW.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 33 units of 2.8-127 turbines, each with 2.82MW nameplate capacity.

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