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December 3, 2021

Elk City Wind, US

By Carmen

Elk City Wind is a 199.7MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Oklahoma, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2009.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 199.7 199.7 Active Oklahoma, the US NextEra Energy Resources

Description

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

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 59,000 households.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2009.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to American Electric Power under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years from 2009. The contracted capacity is 98.9MW.

Contractors Involved

Elk City Wind (Elk City Wind I) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 43 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Elk City Wind (Elk City Wind II A) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 48 turbines, each with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

Elk City Wind (Elk City Wind II B) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 18 turbines, each with 1.6MW nameplate capacity.

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.

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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