Carousel Wind Farm is a 149.655MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Colorado, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2015. Buy the profile here.


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

The project generates 664,500MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 44,000 households. The project cost is $240m.

The project has 73.152m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2015.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years from 2015. The contracted capacity is 149.6MW.

Contractors involved

Carousel Wind Farm (Carousel Wind Farm I) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy 1.715-103 turbines. The phase consists of 81 turbines with 1.715MW nameplate capacity.

Carousel Wind Farm (Carousel Wind Farm II) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy 1.79-100 turbines. The phase consists of 6 turbines with 1.79MW nameplate capacity.

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About NextEra Energy Resources

NextEra Energy Resources LLC (NEER) is a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Capital Holdings Inc,is a diversified clean energy company and is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power in the US. The company, together with its subsidiaries owns, develops, constructs, manages, and operates electricity generating facilities in wholesale energy markets in the US, Canada, and Spain. The company generates electricity using different fuel sources such as natural gas and oil, wind, solar and nuclear. It offers electricity to utilities, retail electricity providers, power cooperatives, municipal electricity providers and industrial companies. The company also provides energy and capacity requirement services; conducts power and gas marketing and trading activities; participates in natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil production and pipeline infrastructure development; and owns a retail electricity provider. NEER is headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida, the US.


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