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January 7, 2022

Mountaineer Wind Energy Center, US

By Carmen

Mountaineer Wind Energy Center is a 66MW onshore wind power project. It is located in West Virginia, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2002.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 66 66 Active West Virginia, the US Community Energy

Description

The project was developed by Community Energy and is currently owned by NextEra Energy Resources with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 185,011MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 22,000 households, offsetting 155,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2002.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Exelon under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 66MW.

Contractors Involved

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 44 turbines, each with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

NextEra Energy Resources is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

About Community Energy

Community Energy Inc (Community Energy) is an alternative energy company which develops solar and wind energy projects. The company provides renewable energy solutions for the domestic supply of clean and fuel free energy. It offers wind energy and fuel free energy services. Community Energy also provides green energy solutions to businesses and government, residential and small-business customers and marketing of wind energy. The company also operates wind projects in the Northeast such as Jersey-Atlantic Wind Farm, Atlantic City and Bear Creek Wind Farm, Pennsylvania. It operates solar projects in Colorado, Minnesota and Virginia, the US. Community Energy is headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, 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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