Lake Benton Repowering Wind Farm is a 100.2MW onshore repowered wind power project. It is located in Minnesota, 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2019. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by NextEra Energy Resources and is currently owned by Northern States Power with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 469,685MWh of electricity.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the project site are 90m high.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2019.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Xcel Energy under a power purchase agreement, starting from 2019.

Contractors involved

Lake Benton Repowering Wind Farm (Lake Benton Repowering Wind Farm Phase I) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy 2.3 MW-116 turbines. The phase consists of 39 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Lake Benton Repowering Wind Farm (Lake Benton Repowering Wind Farm Phase II) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy GE2.1-116 turbines. The phase consists of 5 turbines with 2.1MW nameplate capacity.

Xcel Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project, commencing from the year 2019.

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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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