Petersburg – Third Planet is a 40.5MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Nebraska, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 2011.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 40.5 40.5 Active Nebraska, the US Third Planet Windpower


The project was developed by Third Planet Windpower and is currently owned by Gestamp Wind North America.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 12,000 households. The project cost is $100m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in November 2011.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Omaha Public Power District under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years, starting from 2010.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 27 units of 1.5-82.5 turbines, each with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

EDF Renewable Services is the O&M contractor for the wind power project, commencing from the year 2012.

About Third Planet Windpower

Third Planet Windpower LLC (Third Planet Windpower) is a renewable energy company that owns, operates and develops wind energy projects. The company’s services include wind energy development and management, planning and consulting, operation and maintenance services, among others. It also operates and develops commercial-scale wind energy generation assets. Third Planet Windpower’s wind development pipeline includes the Great Plains, PV solar in the west, and the southeast regions. The company operates projects in Nebraska, Kansas, Oregon, Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming, Texas, California, Arizona, and Colorado, the US. It has its operations in Florida and Texas, the US. Third Planet Windpower is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, the US.


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