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January 5, 2022

Cedar Ridge, US

By Carmen

Cedar Ridge is a 67.65MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Wisconsin, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 67.65 67.65 Active Wisconsin, the US Midwest Wind Energy; Wisconsin Power and Light

Description

The project was developed by Midwest Wind Energy and Wisconsin Power and Light. The project is currently owned by Wisconsin Power and Light with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 170,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 17,000 households, offsetting 450,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $149m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2008.

Contractors Involved

Wisconsin Power and Light 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 41 units of V82-1.65 MW turbines, each with 1.65MW nameplate capacity.

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

The wind power project consists of 79.8m high towers supplied by CS Wind.

About Wisconsin Power and Light

Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL) is a privately held power and light company based in the US. The company is primarily engaged in the generation and distribution of electricity. It operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation. WPL distributes electricity to 453,573 retail customers and natural gas to 177,968 retail customers in Dairyland. The company has interests in fossil fuel, nuclear and hydro electric power plants with a total generating capacity of 2,200 MW. It owns 16 percent stake in American Transmission. WPL also owns around 16,722 miles of overhead electric distribution line; 4, 248 miles of underground electric distribution cable; 240 distribution substations, and approximately 3,945 miles of gas mains. Moreover, the company offers electric and natural gas services to customers in the states of Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. The company acts as a subsidiary of Alliant Energy. The company is headquartered at Madison in Wisconsin, 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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