Mohave County Wind Farm, US
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Mohave County Wind Farm, US

By Carmen 24 Nov 2021

Mohave County Wind Farm is a 350MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Arizona, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 350 350 Active Arizona, the US BP Alternative Energy North America; Mohave County Wind Farm; Orion Energy Group

Description

The project was developed by BP Alternative Energy North America, Mohave County Wind Farm and Orion Energy Group. The project is currently owned by Mohave County Wind Farm with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 830,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 175,000 households. The project cost is $583.45m.

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 2020.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Clean Power Alliance under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 300MW.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The wind power project consists of 126 turbines.

About BP Alternative Energy North America

BP Alternative Energy North America, Inc. develops and operates wind farms, natural gas power plants, and co-generation facilities at BP manufacturing sites.

About Orion Energy Group

Orion Energy Group LLC (OEG) is a renewable energy company that constructs, develops, operates, and finances wind power projects. The company’s services include renewable energy resource assessment, site identification, energy output projections, environmental assessment, negotiating turnkey construction service contracts, and site design and site layout optimization services. It also provides construction management, project financing, operations and maintenance and asset management services. OEG’s site selection services comprise proximity to transmission lines, state, local, and federal permitting requirements, specific terrain of the property, and environmental aspects of the site. The company also serves as operator and asset manager for projects across the world. It has its operations in the US and the UK. OEG is headquartered in Oakland, California, 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.

Carmen

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