Glacier Sands Wind Farm is an 184.9MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Illinois, 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. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2021. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Cordelio Power and Swift Current Energy. The project is currently owned by Cordelio Power with a stake of 100%.

The project cost is $275m.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2021.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Microsoft under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years from 2021. The contracted capacity is 184.9MW.

Contractors involved

White Construction was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 43 units of V150-4.3 MW turbines, each with 4.3MW nameplate capacity.

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About Cordelio Power

Cordelio Power Inc (Cordelio), a subsidiary of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, is an independent power producer that develops, finances, builds and operates renewable energy power plants. The company offers services such as project management, engineering, procurement and construction; and operation and maintenance of renewable energy power plants. It generates electricity from various renewable energy sources including hydro, solar and wind. Cordelio owns and operates thermal and renewable power projects across North America. The company has operational presence in the US. Cordelio is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

About Swift Current Energy

Swift Current Energy LLC (Swift Current Energy) develops and manages energy projects. The Company focuses on utility scale wind, solar, and energy storage power projects. It is headquartered in the US.


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