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November 29, 2021

Kay Wind, US

By Carmen

Kay Wind is a 299MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Oklahoma, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 299 299 Active Oklahoma, the US Apex Clean Energy Holdings

Description

The project was developed by Apex Clean Energy Holdings and is currently owned by Southern Power with a stake of 100%.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 102,000 households. The project cost is $439m.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the project site are 80m high.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2015.

Power Purchase Agreement

Grand River Dam Authority and Westar Energy are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Blattner Energy was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 130 units of SWT-2.3-108 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Apex Clean Energy Holdings and Siemens Energy were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

About Apex Clean Energy Holdings

Apex Clean Energy Holdings LLC (Apex), formerly Apex Wind Energy is a renewable energy company that offers building utility-scale generation facilities. The company develops commercial-scale wind and solar energy facilities in North America. It provides resource assessment, engineering, construction, project development, financing, operation and maintenance, and asset management of utility-scale clean energy projects. Apex’s projects include Campbell Creek Wind Farm, Gulf Coast Wind Farm, Elk River Wind Farm, Cedar Creek Wind Farm, Phantom Solar, McKenzie Solar, Dover SUN Park, Canadian Hills Wind project, Colorado PV Solar, Ringneck Prairie Wind, Neosho Ridge Wind, Homestead Wind, Cornhusker Harvest Wind, Canadian Hills Wind, Bowman Wind, and Maple Rapids Wind, among others. The company has operations throughout the US and Canada. Apex is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, 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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