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January 5, 2022

Criterion, US

By Carmen

Criterion is a 70MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Maryland, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 70 70 Active Maryland, the US Clipper Windpower; Constellation Energy Resources

Description

The project was developed by Clipper Windpower and Constellation Energy Resources. The project is currently owned by Constellation Energy Resources with a stake of 100%.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 23,000 households. The project cost is $140m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2010.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Old Dominion Electric Cooperative under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years from 2010. The contracted capacity is 70MW.

Contractors Involved

Aristeo Construction was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Clipper Windpower was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 28 turbines, each with 2.5MW nameplate capacity.

Clipper Windpower is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

About Clipper Windpower

Clipper Windpower LLC (Clipper), a subsidiary of Platinum Equity LLC is a renewable energy company that offers wind turbine fleet support products and services. The company’s products include wind turbine, mechanical products, gearbox, hydraulic products, and electro mechanical assembly products. It also provides hardware kitting and generator control unit matrix assembly, among others. Clipper offers services such as surface preparation, vibratory gear polishing, contract manufacturing services, and application of weather resistant coats on industrial components, and customer support services. The company’s customer support services include electrical and component repair, and gearbox refurbishment services. It also maintains wind turbine service parts. Clipper is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 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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