Glacier Hills is a 162MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Wisconsin, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2011.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||162||162||–||Active||Wisconsin, the US||NextEra Energy Resources; We Energies|
The project was developed by NextEra Energy Resources and We Energies. The project is currently owned by We Energies.
The project generates 400,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 45,000 households. The project cost is $397m.
The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2011.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to We Energies under a power purchase agreement.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 90 units of V90-1.8 MW turbines, each with 1.8MW nameplate capacity.
Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 2 years.
The wind power project consists of 80m high towers supplied by Broadwind Energy.
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 We Energies
We Energies, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group Inc is a power company that offers electricity services. The company provides electricity generation and distribution services, distribution, generation, and selling of electricity and steam. It generates electricity from coal, wind, natural gas, and hydro sources. WEC Energy offers electric utility services to customers in the fields such as paper, foundry, mining, food products, and machinery production. The company provides gas utility services to food products, paper, and fabricated metal products industries. It services to its customers in portions of Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The company also serves natural gas customers in Wisconsin and steam customers in Downtown Milwaukee. We Energies is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the US.
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