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January 12, 2022

Busch Ranch II Wind Farm, US

By Carmen

Busch Ranch II Wind Farm is a 59.4MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Colorado, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 59.4 59.4 Active Colorado, the US Black Hills Electric Generation

Description

The project is developed and owned by Black Hills Electric Generation.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 28,000 households. The project cost is $71m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2019.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Colorado Public Utilities Commission under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years from 2019. The contracted capacity is 59.4MW.

Contractors Involved

Vestas Wind Systems 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 project consists of 27 units of V120-2.2 turbines, each with 2.2MW nameplate capacity.

The wind power project consists of 80m high towers supplied by Vestas Wind Systems.

About Black Hills Electric Generation

Black Hills Electric Generation, LLC (Black Hills Electric) is an energy company. The company produces and delivers electricity. It develops and operates power plants. The company has over 1,000 megawatts of capacity to generate electricity. It sells all of non-regulated power to electric utilities using long-term tolling agreements. Black Hills Electric serves industrial, commercial and residential customers in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The company operates as a subsidiary of Black Hills Corporation. Black Hills Electric is headquartered in Rapid, South Dakota, 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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