Golden Plains Wind Project is a 200MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Iowa, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 200 200 Active Iowa, the US EDF Renewables; Interstate Power and Light


The project was developed by EDF Renewables and Interstate Power and Light. The project is currently owned by Interstate Power and Light.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 73,000 households. The project cost is $308m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 2020.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Interstate Power and Light under a power purchase agreement, starting from 2020.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The wind power project consists of 82 turbines.

About EDF Renewables

EDF Renewables Inc (EDF Renewables), formerly, enXco, Inc., is an independent power producer and service provider. The company delivers grid-scale power: onshore and offshore wind, solar photovoltaic, and storage projects. Its major services include project management, asset management and operation, retrofits and upgrades, and maintenance of electricity generation projects. The company has operations across the US, Canada and Mexico. The company provides origination, development, transaction and construction services for offshore and onshore large-scale wind, solar photovoltaic and storage projects. EDF Renewables is headquartered in San Diego, California, the US.

About Interstate Power and Light

Interstate Power and Light Co (IPL) is a utility company that engages in the generation and distribution of electricity. It also involved in the distribution and transportation of natural gas. IPL is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the US.


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