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November 30, 2021

Buffalo Ridge, US

By Carmen

Buffalo Ridge is a 260.4MW onshore wind power project. It is located in South Dakota, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2009.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 260.4 260.4 Active South Dakota, the US Avangrid Renewables

Description

The project is developed and owned by Avangrid Renewables. The company has a stake of 100%.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in April 2009.

Power Purchase Agreement

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The power generated from the project is sold to Northern Indiana Public Service under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 50MW.

Contractors Involved

Buffalo Ridge (Buffalo Ridge I) is equipped with Suzlon Energy S88-2.1 MW turbines. The phase consists of 24 turbines with 2.1MW nameplate capacity.

Buffalo Ridge (Buffalo Ridge II) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy G87-2.0 MW turbines. The phase consists of 105 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

About Avangrid Renewables

Avangrid Renewables LLC (Avangrid Renewables) a subsidiary of Avangrid Renewables Holdings, Inc., is a renewable energy company that carries out electricity generation from renewable energy sources including wind, biomass, solar energy and thermal energy. The company also offers services such as balancing, scheduling and transportation of natural gas. It operates various renewable energy projects to generate electricity. The company serves to federal and state agencies, institutional retail, investor owned utilities, joint action agencies, wholesale customers, commercial and industrial customers and other public. Avangrid Renewables is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, 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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