Blazing Star Wind Farm is a 200MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Minnesota, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2020.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||200||200||–||Active||Minnesota, the US||Geronimo Wind Energy; Xcel Energy|
The project was developed by Geronimo Wind Energy and Xcel Energy. The project is currently owned by Xcel Energy with a stake of 100%.
The project generates 800,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 100,000 households, offsetting 665,784.832t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $320m.
The Blazing Star Wind Farm (Blazing Star Wind Farm I), has 80m high towers.
The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in April 2020.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.
Blazing Star Wind Farm (Blazing Star Wind Farm I) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V120-2.2 MW turbines. The phase consists of turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.
Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 10 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 Xcel Energy
Xcel Energy Inc (Xcel Energy) is an energy holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it has the presence in the entire energy vertical, including generation, procurement, transmission, distribution and resale of electricity. The company produces electric energy using coal, nuclear, natural gas, wind, hydro, biomass and solar sources. Xcel Energy also transports, stores, distributes and resells natural gas. It procures natural gas from independent suppliers, based on market indices. Xcel Energy also provides home appliance repair, maintenance, and replacement services. The company serves residential, commercial and industrial customers in South Dakota, Michigan, Minnesota, Colorado, North Dakota, New Mexico, Texas and Wisconsin. Xcel Energy is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the US.
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