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November 23, 2021

Crystal Lake, US

By Carmen

Crystal Lake is a 416MW 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 October 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 416 416 Active Iowa, the US NextEra Energy Resources


The project is developed and owned by NextEra Energy Resources. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project generates 950,460MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 67,000 households.

Development Status

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

Power Purchase Agreement

Columbia Water & Light and Indiana Municipal Power Agency are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Crystal Lake (Crystal Lake I) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 100 turbines, each with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

Crystal Lake (Crystal Lake II ) is equipped with Clipper Windpower turbines. The phase consists of 80 turbines, each with 2.5MW nameplate capacity.

Crystal Lake (Crystal Lake III) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 44 turbines, each with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

Clipper Windpower and GE Renewable Energy were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

About NextEra Energy Resources

NextEra Energy Resources LLC (NEER) is a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Capital Holdings Inc,is a diversified clean energy company and is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power in the US. The company, together with its subsidiaries owns, develops, constructs, manages and operates electricity generating facilities in wholesale energy markets in the US, Canada, and Spain. The company generates electricity using different fuel sources such as natural gas and oil, wind, solar and nuclear. It offers electricity to utilities, retail electricity providers, power cooperatives, municipal electricity providers and industrial companies. The company also provides energy and capacity requirement services; conducts power and gas marketing and trading activities; participates in natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil production and pipeline infrastructure development; and owns a retail electricity provider. NEER is headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida, 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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