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January 4, 2022

Black Oak Getty Wind Farm, US

By Carmen

Black Oak Getty Wind Farm is a 78MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Minnesota, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 78 78 Active Minnesota, the US Geronimo Wind Energy; Sempra U.S. Gas & Power

Description

The project was developed by Geronimo Wind Energy and Sempra U.S. Gas & Power. The project is currently owned by American Electric Power.

The project generates 300GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 32,000 households, offsetting 207,451t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $175.5m.

The project has 80m high towers.

Development Status

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The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2016.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Minnesota Municipal Power Agency under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years from 2016. The contracted capacity is 78MW.

Contractors Involved

Amec Foster Wheeler was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 39 units of V110-2.0 MW turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2016, for a period of 5 years.

About Geronimo Wind Energy

Geronimo Wind Energy LLC (Geronimo Wind), doing business as Geronimo Energy LLC is a renewable energy company that develops electric energy solutions for corporations and utilities. The company operates wind farms and solar energy projects. Geronimo Wind is headquartered in Edina, Minnesota, the US.

About Sempra U.S. Gas & Power

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, LLC (Sempra US), a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, an energy solution provider, is a clean power solutions developer. It develops, designs, constructs and operates renewable energy and natural gas solutions, with a focus on zero and low emission fuels. Sempra is headquartered in California, 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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