Foxtail Wind Farm is a 150MW onshore wind power project. It is located in North Dakota, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2019.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||150||150||–||Active||North Dakota, the US||NextEra Energy Resources; Xcel Energy|
The project was developed by NextEra Energy Resources and Xcel Energy. The project is currently owned by Xcel Energy.
The project supplies enough clean energy to power 80,000 households. The project cost is $200m.
The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2019.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Northern States Power under a power purchase agreement, starting from 2019.
Foxtail Wind Farm (Foxtail Wind Farm_Phase I) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V120-2.0 MW turbines. The phase consists of 69 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.
Foxtail Wind Farm (Foxtail Wind Farm_Phase II) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V110-2.0 MW turbines. The phase consists of 6 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.
Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2019, for a period of 10 years.
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.
About Xcel Energy
Xcel Energy Inc (Xcel Energy) is an energy holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it has the presence in the entire energy vertical, including generation, procurement, transmission, distribution and resale of electricity. The company produces electric energy using coal, nuclear, natural gas, wind, hydro, biomass and solar sources. Xcel Energy also transports, stores, distributes and resells natural gas. It procures natural gas from independent suppliers, based on market indices. Xcel Energy also provides home appliance repair, maintenance, and replacement services. The company serves residential, commercial and industrial customers in South Dakota, Michigan, Minnesota, Colorado, North Dakota, New Mexico, Texas and Wisconsin. Xcel Energy is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the US.
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