Blue Ridge Wind Farm is a 250MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Illinois, the US. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 250 250 Permitting Illinois, the US Blue Ridge Wind; Midwest Wind Energy


The project is being developed by Blue Ridge Wind and Midwest Wind Energy. The project is currently owned by Blue Ridge Wind with a stake of 100%.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 58,000 households, to offset 555,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $240m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.


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