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December 3, 2021

Century, US

By Carmen

Century is a 200MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Iowa, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2005.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 200 200 Active Iowa, the US EDF Renewables; MidAmerican Energy


The project was developed by EDF Renewables and MidAmerican Energy. The project is currently owned by MidAmerican Energy with a stake of 100%.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2005.

Power Purchase Agreement

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The power generated from the project is sold to MidAmerican Energy under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

EDF Renewables was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Century (Century IA) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy 1.5s turbines. The phase consists of 100 turbines with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

Century (Century IB) is equipped with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries MWT62/1.0 (MWT-1000A) turbines. The phase consists of 35 turbines with 1MW nameplate capacity.

Century (Century II) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy GE-1.5sle turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

Century (Century III) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy GE-1.5sle turbines. The phase consists of 8 turbines with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

Diamond WTG Engineering & Services and EDF Renewables have provided O&M services for the project.

About EDF Renewables

EDF Renewables Inc (EDF Renewables), formerly, enXco, Inc., is an independent power producer and service provider. The company delivers grid-scale power: onshore and offshore wind, solar photovoltaic, and storage projects. Its major services include project management, asset management and operation, retrofits and upgrades, and maintenance of electricity generation projects. The company has operations across the US, Canada and Mexico. The company provides origination, development, transaction and construction services for offshore and onshore large-scale wind, solar photovoltaic and storage projects. EDF Renewables is headquartered in San Diego, California, the US.

About MidAmerican Energy

MidAmerican Energy Co (MidAmerican Energy), a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, is a regulated electric and natural gas utility company that carries out the generation, transmission and distribution and selling of electricity and natural gas. It caters to a diverse clientele comprising of urban and rural residential customers as well as commercial and industrial customers. MidAmerican Energy provides services to industries related to processing and sales of food products; farm and other non-electrical machinery; manufacturing, processing and fabrication of primary metals; real estate; electronic data storage; cement and gypsum products; and government. It sells electricity to markets operated by RTOs and natural gas to other utilities and market participants on a wholesale basis. The company has operations in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and South Dakota states in the US. MidAmerican Energy is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, the US.


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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