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November 23, 2021

Crowned Ridge Wind Project, US

By Carmen

Crowned Ridge Wind Project is a 400MW onshore wind power project. It is located in South Dakota, 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 400 400 Active South Dakota, the US NextEra Energy

Description

The project was developed by NextEra Energy. NextEra Energy and Xcel Energy are currently owning the project.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 300,000 households.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the Crowned Ridge Wind Project (Crowned Ridge Wind Project I), site are 90m high.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the Crowned Ridge Wind Project (Crowned Ridge Wind Project II), site are 80-90m high.

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Development Status

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

Power Purchase Agreement

Northern States Power and Xcel Energy are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Crowned Ridge Wind Project (Crowned Ridge Wind Project I) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy 2.3 MW-116 turbines. The phase consists of 87 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Crowned Ridge Wind Project (Crowned Ridge Wind Project II) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy 2 MW-116 turbines. The phase consists of turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

About NextEra Energy

NextEra Energy Inc (NEE) is an electric power and energy infrastructure company. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity; and holds investments in gas infrastructure assets. The company produces power using nuclear, coal, oil, natural gas, wind and solar sources. NEE also purchases electricity for resale, and provides risk management services related to power and gas consumption. It serves residential, commercial, industrial, wholesale and other customers in Florida; and owns, develops, constructs, manages and operates electricity generation facilities in the US and Canada wholesale energy markets. NEE is headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida, 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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