Border Winds Farm is a 150MW onshore wind power project. It is located in North Dakota, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 150 150 Active North Dakota, the US Renewable Energy Systems Americas; Sequoia Energy


The project was developed by Renewable Energy Systems Americas and Sequoia Energy. The project is currently owned by Xcel Energy.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 78,750 households, offsetting 320,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $250m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2015.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Xcel Energy under a power purchase agreement, starting from 2015.

Contractors Involved

Renewable Energy Systems Americas 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 75 units of V100-2.0 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 2015, for a period of 3 years.

About Renewable Energy Systems Americas

Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Systems Ltd. is an energy company that provides engineering, procurement and construction services. The company offers layout design, software design, solar array layout design, land acquisition, permitting and environmental review, technical analysis, scheduling, financing, resource assessment, land procurement, project design, permitting, transmission, interconnection work and power marketing. It provides costing, procurement, management, and quality and environmental processes services. RES Americas’ engineering services includes renewable energy project design, including turbine foundation design, geotechnical engineering, civil site work design, electrical collection and grounding system design, solar PV system design and optimization. The company serves wind, solar, transmission, energy storage projects and demand side management. It operates in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, and Texas. RES Americas is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, the US.

About Sequoia Energy

Sequoia Energy Inc (Sequoia) operates as a renewable energy company that develops hydroelectric, utility-scale wind, and community scale solar projects. The company’s activities include assessing market opportunities; selecting sites and acquiring the land base for projects; measuring and assessing the quality of renewable resources; conducting preliminary project design. It others activities comprise conducting community, first nations, and stakeholder consultation; obtaining environmental, construction, and operational permits; negotiating power sales agreements; arranging electrical interconnection and transmission; selecting and procuring major equipment; negotiating engineering and construction agreements; and securing project financing. The company operates renewable energy projects in the US and Canada. Sequoia is headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.


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