Ironwood Wind Power Project is a 501.4MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Kansas, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in October 2012. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Duke Energy Renewables, Infinity Renewables, Sumitomo Corporation of America and Westar Energy. Duke Energy Renewables, Manulife Financial and Sumitomo Corporation of America are currently owning the project.

Ironwood Wind Power Project (Ironwood Wind Power Project - Phase II) consists of 145 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

The Ironwood Wind Power Project (Ironwood Wind Power Project - Phase I), will have 83m high towers.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in October 2012.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the Ironwood Wind Power Project (Ironwood Wind Power Project - Phase I) will be sold to Westar Energy under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years from 2012. The offtake capacity is expected to be 167.9MW.

Contractors involved

Ironwood Wind Power Project (Ironwood Wind Power Project - Phase I) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SWT-2.3-101 turbines. The phase consists of 73 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Duke Energy Renewables is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the Ironwood Wind Power Project (Ironwood Wind Power Project - Phase I). The O&M tenure will likely be commencing from the year 2012.

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About Duke Energy Renewables

Duke Energy Renewables Inc (Duke Energy Renewables) is a subsidiary of Duke Energy Corporation. The company owns, operates and maintains renewable energy. It primarily acquires, develops, builds and operates wind and solar renewable generation throughout the US. Duke Energy Renewables also offers operations and maintenance services to third-party renewables operators. The company owns and operates 2,900 MW capacity of renewable energy including 2,300 MW wind power and 600 MW solar power. Its project portfolio includes Cimarron II Windpower, Frontier Windpower, Ironwood Windpower, Shirley Windpower, Los Vientos II Windpower, Sweetwater Windpower, Ajo Solar, Bagdad Solar, Black Mountain Solar, Blue Wing Solar, Dogwood Solar and Everetts Wildcat Solar. Duke Energy Renewables is headquartered in Charlotte, the US.

About Infinity Renewables

Infinity Renewables LLC (Infinity Renewables), formerly Infinity Wind Power LLC is a renewable energy company that develops and markets renewable energy projects. The company’s development process includes planning and permits, site identification, wind assessment, land acquisition, connecting to the power grid, power purchase agreement and construction. It offers services such as meteorological studies, transmission interconnection capabilities, project development services, market analysis, permitting and environmental reviews, project economics and financial analysis. Infinity Renewables' project development services comprise engineering, real estate procurement, site evaluation, environmental analysis, power marketing, permitting, and financing to see a project through this often complicated process. The company offers construction services such as engineering and design, procurement, permitting, electrical construction, civil construction, and wind turbine erection. Infinity Renewables is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, the US.

About Sumitomo Corporation of America

Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, is a transport and logistics company. It offers marketing and investment services. The company offers services such as distribution, project management, supply chain management, technology transfer, trade and logistics transport services. SCOA provides supply chain management services such as extracting raw materials to supervising the building of advanced transportation systems. The company’s logistics and transport services include logistics and transport management, safe and secure packing of goods, loading, plotting shipping routes and carriers, and handling customs clearances. SCOA operates offices in the US. The company is headquartered in New York City, New York, the US.

About Westar Energy

Westar Energy Inc (Westar Energy) is a vertically integrated energy utility. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company owns and operates a portfolio of coal-fired, nuclear, natural gas-based, renewable and diesel-based power generation plants. Westar Energy also procures electricity from third-party utilities. It serves residential, commercial and industrial customers across Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Salina and Hutchinson in central and northeastern Kansas. Through its subsidiary, Kansas Gas and Electric Company, the company provides services in south-central and southeastern Kansas, including the city of Wichita. Westar Energy is headquartered in Topeka, Kansas, the US.


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