Elm Creek is a 247.8MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Minnesota, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 247.8 247.8 Active Minnesota, the US Avangrid Renewables


The project is developed and owned by Avangrid Renewables.

Development Status

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

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Great River Energy under a power purchase agreement from 2008. The contracted capacity is 99MW.

Contractors Involved

M. A. Mortenson was selected to render EPC services for the Elm Creek (Elm Creek II).

Elm Creek (Elm Creek I) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy 1.5-77 turbines. The phase consists of 66 turbines with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

Elm Creek (Elm Creek II) is equipped with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries MWT92/2.4 turbines. The phase consists of 62 turbines with 2.4MW nameplate capacity.

About Avangrid Renewables

Avangrid Renewables LLC (Avangrid Renewables) a subsidiary of Avangrid Renewables Holdings, Inc., is a renewable energy company that carries out electricity generation from renewable energy sources including wind, biomass, solar energy and thermal energy. The company also offers services such as balancing, scheduling and transportation of natural gas. It operates various renewable energy projects to generate electricity. The company serves to federal and state agencies, institutional retail, investor owned utilities, joint action agencies, wholesale customers, commercial and industrial customers and other public. Avangrid Renewables is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the US.


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