Lake Benton is a 107.25MW onshore 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 1998. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by GE Renewable Energy and is currently owned by ALLETE with a stake of 100%.

The Lake Benton (Lake Benton- Phase 1), has 53m high towers.

The Lake Benton (Lake Benton- Phase 2), has 53m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 1998.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Xcel Energy under a power purchase agreement from 1998. The contracted capacity is 105.75MW.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 143 units of Z-48 turbines, each with 0.75MW nameplate capacity.

EDF Renewable Services is the O&M contractor for the wind power project, commencing from the year 1998.

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About GE Renewable Energy

GE Renewable Energy (GE) is a subsidiary of GE Group, supplies technology, products, and services to the renewable energy industry. The company products include onshore and offshore wind turbines, hydroelectric turbines, control systems and generators, geothermal power turbines, tidal turbines, and solar power plant solutions. In addition, the company offers engineering, procurement and construction services, operation and maintenance, optimization, and plant upgradation and assessment services. The company's customers include MARS, Inc., President Container Group, Inc. Kennedy Renewables, E.ON, and Renova, and the Coastal Community Action Program. GE is headquartered in Paris, France.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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