Elk Wind Farm is a 42.5MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Iowa, 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 a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2011. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by RPMA Wind Development. The project is currently owned by BlackRock with a stake of 90% and Renewable Power Markets Access.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 15,000 households. The project cost is $100.725m.

Development status

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

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Central Iowa Power Cooperative under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years from 2011. The contracted capacity is 42.5MW.

Contractors involved

M. A. Mortenson was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 17 units of N100 (2.5 MW) turbines, each with 2.5MW nameplate capacity.

Nordex is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2011, for a period of 10 years.

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