Green River Wind Farm is a 194.25MW 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 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2019. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Geronimo Wind Energy, Mainstream Renewable Power and National Grid Renewables. The project is currently owned by Geronimo Wind Energy.

The project generates 750,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 16,000 households, offsetting 604,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2019.

Power purchase agreement

Akamai Technologies, Illinois Municipal Electric Agency and Swiss Reinsurance are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 74 units of G126-2.625 MW turbines, each with 2.625MW nameplate capacity.

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About Geronimo Wind Energy

Geronimo Wind Energy LLC (Geronimo Wind), doing business as Geronimo Energy LLC is a renewable energy company that develops electric energy solutions for corporations and utilities. The company operates wind farms and solar energy projects. Geronimo Wind is headquartered in Edina, Minnesota, the US.

About Mainstream Renewable Power

Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd (Mainstream) is the renewable energy developer. The company carries out the development, finance, construction, and operation of large-scale renewable energy plants. It also develops and builds onshore, and offshore wind and solar power plants. Mainstream sold its projects to global utilities such as EDF Group and Orsted, and infrastructure funds, pension funds, and global brands. It has partnership with governments, developers, communities and financers. The company operates through its offices across Ireland, Australia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Canada, Egypt, England, Scotland, Ghana, Senegal, the US, Chile and South Africa, among others. Mainstream is headquartered in Sandyford, Dublin, Ireland.

About National Grid Renewables

National Grid Renewables LLC (National Grid Renewables) formerly known as Geronimo Energy is engaged in the generation and sale of electricity. The company is involved in the development of solar and wind energy projects. It provides projects for commercial, industrial and utility-scale clients. The company has satellite offices located in southwest Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, New York, and Michigan. Geronimo Energy is headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota, the US.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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