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November 30, 2021

Cedar Point – Colorado, US

By Carmen

Cedar Point – Colorado is a 250.2MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Colorado, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2011.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 250.2 250.2 Active Colorado, the US Enbridge; Renewable Energy Systems Americas

Description

The project was developed by Enbridge and Renewable Energy Systems Americas. The project is currently owned by Enbridge Income Fund Holdings with a stake of 51%.

The project generates 211,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 80,000 households, offsetting 710,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $500m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in September 2011.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Public Service Company of Colorado under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years from 2011. The contracted capacity is 250.2MW.

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 139 units of V90-1.8 MW turbines, each with 1.8MW nameplate capacity.

Renewable Energy Systems Americas and Vestas Wind Systems were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

About Enbridge

Enbridge Inc (Enbridge) is an integrated energy company. It carries out natural gas processing, gathering, transmission and distribution; transportation of crude oil; and marketing of petroleum products. The company also carries out power generation and transmission and has interests in renewable and alternative energy projects including wind, solar and geothermal, besides an offshore wind portfolio. Enbridge exports crude oil, liquids and natural gas through its transportation system from Canada to the US. The company serves industrial, commercial and residential customers in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick in Canada; and New York in the US. Enbridge is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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.

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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